Chief Designer and Founder of Nendo. Oki was born in 1977 in Canada and received M.Arch. from Waseda University in 2002. Establishing design studio “nendo” upon his graduation, Oki has been designing in various fields- from small stationary to large public architecture.
Oki has been chosen by Newsweek magazine as one of “The 100 Most Respected Japanese” in 2002 and won EDIDA “Designer of the Year” in 2012. Nendo designs can be found in the Museum of Modern Art in New York, as well as Musee des Arts decoratifs and Centre Pompidou in Paris.