Koichiro Kimura

Creator / Designer

koichiro kimura (1963-)

Koichiro Kimura's work is part of his continued pursuit to create art and design pieces that express the evolved relationship between man and object.
He comes from a family with a 400-year history of producing traditional Japanese housewares. Kimura brings such traditional techniques together with "high technology" to create works which can been seen at leading shops, businesses and museums.

  • 1995.1997 GOOD DESIGN AWARD
  • 2000.2001 FORM
  • 2000-2004 DESIGN PLUS AWARD
  • 2004. 2006 Milano salone, Milan Italy
  • 2008 DESIGNTIDE 2008「elegance for future」RESTIR, The Rits-Carlton Tokyo, Japan
  • 2011「re discovering lacquer」korean embassy in japan
  • 2012「love Marie-Antoinette」MITSUKOSHI x DESIGNTIDE TOKYO, Japan
  • 2013「Art expo Beijing 2013」Beijing, china
  • 2014「design days dubai 2014」Dubai, UAE
    「GUCCI x Koichiro Kimura」GUCCI, Japan
  • 2015「MAISON & OBJET 2015/ NOW! 」Paris, France
    「Koichiro Kimura x MEISSEN」ISETAN SALONE, Japan
  • 2016「MAISON & OBJET 2016/ NOW! 」 Paris, France