Chief Designer and Founder of nendo.
Design studio nendo was established by architect and designer Sato Oki in 2002.
Based in Tokyo and Milan, nendo’s work spans architecture, interiors, products and graphic design, and has won numerous international design awards, including Wallpaper (UK) and ELLE DÉCOR magazines. Works by nendo can be found in the collections of museums around the world, including the MOMA in New York (USA), Centre Georges Pompidou (France) and the V&A (UK).
nendo is currently working on the design of the new TGV high-speed train for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, and is also responsible for the overall production and design of the Japanese Pavilion at the Osaka-Kansai Expo to be held in 2025.