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Designer name: Uchida, Shigeru
  1943 -
Shigeru Uchida graduated from kuwasawa design school in tokyo in 1966. in 1970 he established the uchida design studio. besides teaching at his alma mater since 1973 he was a guest professor at tokyo zokei university. in 1981 uchida established ‘studio 80’ with toru nishioka. uchida has worked on a wide range of projects from interior design and furniture to products and urban planning, in japan and abroad. his major works include the wave building in roppongi,series of yohji yamamoto's boutiques, the japanese government pavilion at the expo '85 in tsukuba, the a lobby of the kyoto hotel, the kobe fashion museum, various japanese tea-ceremony rooms and the mojiko hotel. uchida's works are included in the permanent collections of the new york metropolitan museum of art, the san francisco museum of modern art, the montreal museum of decorative arts and others. his awards include the mainichi design award, the ministry of education award for art, and the shokankyo design award grand prize. Shigeru Uchida designed for lighting company Yamagiwa.


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