Editions SeriesTeruhiro Yanagihara


Designer's Profile

Teruhiro Yanagihara established his company in 2002 to develop his own, identifiable design vision. Ever since, he has been creating 'borderless' designs for Japanese and international clients. His intention is to cross boundaries and cultures with his projects and to instigate encounters between contemporary design, industries and Japanese crafts.
Since 2002, Yanagihara has been active in many areas of design; He is a product designer for international clients such as Offecct, Pallucco, Landscape Forms, Wallpaper*, Kimura Glass and an interior designer for Sergio Rossi, and the Less Is More group in Japan, amongst others. He is a creative director, responsible for branding, for furniture manufacturers Karimoku New Standard, the leather collection TYP by Morpho, and the ceramics brand 1616 / arita japan. Yanagihara is the founding member of the annual design symposium Designeast in Osaka.

1976年香川県生まれ。2002年 に自身のスタジオを設立。「デザインする状況をデザインする」という考えのもと、クリエイティブディレクション、プロダクトデザイン、インテリアデザイン と国境とジャンルの境界線を越えて活動する。目に見えない物語を内包し、使い手に寄り添う詩的なデザインアプローチは国際的にも評価され、SERGIO ROSSI (イタリア)やPALLUCCO (イタリア)、OFFECCT (スウェーデン)、Landscape Forms (米国)をはじめとする多くの一流クライアントを抱える。国内家具ブランド「KARIMOKU NEW STANDARD」 や有田焼のブランド「1616 / arita Japan」、革小物ブランドのTYP/等、クリエイティブディレクターとしてブランドの立ち上げにも関わる。


Desinger's photo: Kenta Hasegawa Product's photo: Takumi Ota