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Kazuhiko Tomita

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Kazuhiko Tomita

BIOGRAPHY

Kazuhiko Tomita

Kazuhiko Tomita

BORN in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1965

STUDIES B. Eng. Industrial Design at Chiba University in Japan (1989)

MA. Furniture Design at the Royal College of Art, London (1992)

AND

- in 1993 establishes 2.5-Dimensional Design; produces

ceramic bowl “Stars” with A.Mendini & E.Sottsass;

- in 1993 presents his own collections in international fairs

- in 1997 Slide lecture, Royal College of Art, London

- in 2000 Art Director of Covo, Rome

designes the COVO SHOP in Rome

- in 2001 Rim tableware collection with Vico Magistretti

for Rörstrand, Sweden

- in 2004 Art Director for Nussha, Paris

AWARDS

- in 1990 Cassina Scholarship & British Council Grant

to study at the Royal College of Art, London

- in 1991 First Prize in “Architectural Future of Stainless Steel

competition”, London

- in 1992 Marchette Award, Royal College of Art, London

- in 1997 Roter Punkt Award, Design Zentrum Nordrhein

Westfalen, Essen; Asahi Modern Crafft Awards,

Osaka; Honorable Citizen Prize, Verona

- in 1998 Judge's Prize, International Ceramic Exhibition

in Mino; G-mark special / Good Design Award,

small&medium enterprises dept., JIDPO, Tokyo;

The International Design Year Book, London

- in 1999 Design Plus Award, Frankfurt / Main;

The International Design Year Book, London

- in 2001 2 Design Plus Awards, Frankfurt / Main;

The International Design Year Book, London

Designing 21st Century, Taschen, Köln

- in 2002 The International Design Year Book, London

2 Honarable Mentions, Intl.Ceramic Compe. Mino

A+ Award, Accent on Design Fair, NYC

SHAPE Award, Frankfurt / Main;

EXHIBITIONS

- in 1999 2.5-dimensional design, solo exhibition, Ozone

Gallery, Living Design Centre, Tokyo

- in 2001 Italian Design Furniture on Tour, around the world

- in 2002 'COVO' exhibition, Totem gallery SOHO, NYC

- in 2003 'RE-FUSION'exhibition, Quattrocento, Milano

- in 2003 FUSION: Architecture+Design in Japan,

Israel Museum, Jerusalem

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