Naoto Fukasawa is known for his designs devoted to simplicity and sublime beauty, as well as unusual ideas. Fukasawa has designed a wide range of products, from hi-tech to electronic equipment, architecture, and also high-end craftsmanship furniture and object. He is collaborating with top leading brands worldwide like MUJI, HERMAN MILLER, B&B ITALIA, BOFFI, ERCO, MOLTENI, EMECO, MARUNI, and many others throughout Europe, America, and Asia.

Fukasawa is one of the directors of 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT. He also sits on the design advisory board of MUJI and is the art director of MARUNI. In 2006, he established “Super Normal” with Jasper Morrison. In 2017, he became a member of the judging committee for the LOEWE Craft Prize. He is the vice president at Tama Art University. Since 2012, he is the director of The Nihon Mingei-kan (The Japan Folk Crafts Museum). In 2022 he founded the Design Science Foundation.

Fukasawa is the winner of numerous awards given by domestic and international institutions, including the 2018 Isamu Noguchi Award. He published a few books, the most recent one in 2018 ‘Naoto Fukasawa EMBODIMENT’ (PHAIDON).


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