Oki Sato – M&O PARIS designer of the year for 2015
Congratulations to Canadian-born Oki Sato for winning the prestigious M&O PARIS designer of the year for 2015. His work takes on a certain flexibility and adaptability to reinvent oneself and inspired by the simplicity of Japanese design.
In 2002, Nendo Studio was born in Tokyo. Now he has taken up the international stage, with offices in Tokyo and Milan. Oki Sato has also receive numerous prizes: Good Design Award, German Design Award, Elle Deco International Design Award and was named 2012 Designer of the Year by British magazine Wallpaper*.
Several of his creations can be seen in museums such as the Museum of Modern Art of New York, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs and the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.
Among his many collaborations: Cappellini, Moroso, DePadova, Starbucks, Puma and, recently, BoConcept to create the “fusion” concept. Recently the studio also took part in Milan Design Week, produced an installation called “Rain Bottle” at the September 2014 show of MAISON&OBJET PARIS and various exhibitions at the National Design Center in Singapore and at the Orgatec in Cologne.