kouichi okamoto : designer.

ayako nakanishi : director.

yuichi yamaguchi : photographer.


Kouichi Okamoto

Born in 1970 in Shizuoka City, Japan.
He has been releasing his sounds on the Dutch techno label
X-Trax since 1997.
He founded Kyouei design in 2006.


2012 Switch Design of" Play" curated by NPO Hexaproject / POLA MUSEUM ANNEX / Tokyo,Japan
2012 "form of the functio" at ICN gallery. London
2010 "Kyouei Design Exhibition"/slant gallery. Kanazawa/japan
2008 "TWO DAYS & FOUR PRODUCTS" /Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art/shizuoka,Japan
2006 "TWO DAYS & FOUR PRODUCTS" /Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art/shizuoka,Japan

Group Show

2016 "Megururi Art"/Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art. Japan
2014 "magnetic field record"curated by NPO Hexaproject /Victoria & Albert Museum, as part of the London Design Festival
2013 "The Future Nomads"/Polish Institute Berlin, Burgstrasse 27/Berlin Germany
"around the book"/MUSEO POLDI PEZZOLI/Milano Italia
"Keep it Glassy"/Shanghai Museum of Glass/China
"time, time of design"/Contemporary Fine Art from China Central Academy of Fine Arts/China
"Marking" /Gallery Libby Sellers/London
2012 "musical table" & "lighting chair"curated by NPO Hexaproject /Victoria & Albert Museum, as part of the London Design Festival


2011 "How Wine Became Modern Design + Wine 1976 to Now" / San Francisco Museum of Modern Art /San Francisco,USA
2010 "The New Domestic Landscape"/Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art City Library and Arts Centre/Sunderland,UK
"Nova Contemporary Culture"/MIS Museu da Imagem e do Som Avenida Europa/Sao Paulo, SP Brasil
"The State of Things Design and the 21st century" /Holon, Israel
"asia now exploring design culture"/Los Angeles Convention Center / Los Angeles, USA
"Design Tide Tokyo"/Tokyo Midtown Hall/Tokyo,Japan
2009 "Taiwan designers' week 'Rain' show"/ Huashan Creative Park/Taipei, Taiwan
"design act Moscow" /Winzavod/Moscow, Russia
"Design Tide Tokyo"/Tokyo Midtown Hall/Tokyo,Japan
2008 "seoul design olympiad 2008"Jamsil Sports Complex
"tavole meravigliose - marvellous tables"/salone del mobile/Fiera Milano,Italy
2007 "handled with care"contemporary ceramic works designboom x designersblock / designersblock, london
"the design annual" /Festhalle, Messe Frankfurt
2006 "W Seoul" Walkerhill exhibition/seoul,korea
"designboom mart" st. etienne./ancienne Manufacture d'armes de Saint-Etienne
"designboom mart" ICFF NYC/new york city's jacob k. javits convention center/NY,USA

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