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Tsukamoto Kanae

Kanae Design Labo, Kyoto, Japan

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Tsukamoto Kanaé founded her Kanaé Design Labo studio in Tokyo in 1999. Prior to that, the industrial designer had worked for Mitsubishi Electric and the GK Design Office. Kanaé, who earned her Master of Arts at the Royal College of Art in London, primarily designs products for the home environment. She has received well-known design awards, including the RSA award in Great Britain, the Life-Scape Award of the Good Design Award and the Red Dot Award. Tsukamoto has been a member of many different design juries and has worked as a lecturer at the Kyoto Prefectural University since 2015. (November 2016)