CEO / Chief Designer
Oki Sato

1977Born in Toronto, Canada
2002M.A. in Architecture, Waseda University, Tokyo
Established “nendo” Tokyo office
2005Established “nendo” Milan office
2006“The 100 Most Respected Japanese” (Newsweek magazine)
2007“The Top 100 Small Japanese Companies” (Newsweek magazine)
2010A jury member of iF award
2012Lecturer for Waseda University, Tokyo
“Designer of the Year” (Wallpaper* magazine)
“Designer of the Year” (ELLE DECO International Design Awards)
2013Toronto Interior Design Show 「Guest of Honor」(加)
Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 「Guest of Honor」
2015“Designer of the Year” (Maison & Objet)
“Interior Designers of the Year” (Iconic Awards)
“CHANGE MAKER OF THE YEAR 2015” (Nikkei Online)
2016“Designers Hot List” Number one (dezeen)
A producer of World Design Capital Taipei
Jury Chair for the Golden Pin Design Award
2017“Store Design of the Year Award” (WORLD RETAIL AWARD 2017)
2018“2018 Blueprint Award for Design” (Blueprint Awards 2018)
2019“Designer of the Year 2019” (AW Architektur & Wohnen magazine)
“Industrial Designer” (Design Anthology Awards 2019)