Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Tue 11 Oct - Sun 16 Oct, 2016

no photo available Kotaro Watanabe (Faculty)

Country/Region: Japan

Takram Design Engineering

Design engineer, Director, Takram, Tokyo, Japan

Biography:
Design engineer and director at takram. Graduate of Keio University. A guest lecturer at the Hong Kong Design Centre's IDK (Institute of Design and Knowledge). After activities such as setting up venture companies, he joined takram in 2007. Engaged in a wide range of work from planning the UI design of the latest digital equipment to making interactive installations for art museums in Japan and abroad. He has developed his own theory of "striking a balance between the making of things and the story" based on numerous projects. With this theory, he has organized many training sessions, series of lectures and workshops for corporate in-house designers, engineers and planners.