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Eizi Hayashi

AXIS, Tokyo, Japan

Award Participations

  • iF product design award 1995


Eizi Hayashi was born 1931 in Kyoto, Japan. Educated at Kyoto Municipal, High School. Joined Bridgestone`s Technical Division in December 1961. March 1978: Appointed to a directorship at Bridgestone. February 1981:Director of AXIS Inc. July 1990: Executive Managing Director of AXIS Inc. July 1994: Advisor to AXIS Inc. Honorary Fellow of Royal College of Art. Honorary Overseas Advisor to the Design Museum. Honorary President, Friends of the Type Museum. (1995)