Speaker Series Profile - Kensaku Oshiro
Dialogue and debate around design is an important part of the culture of any contemporary design fair and in 2017 DENFAIR is introducing ‘Speaker Space’ – an informal story-swapping destination for design professionals to listen and engage in topics on and about design. Kensaku Oshiro is invited by Fanuli to take part to the DENFAIR Speaker Series.
Kensaku Oshiro was born on Okinawa Island, Japan, in 1977. After gaining a Master’s degree in Industrial Design at the Scuola Politecnica di Design in Milan in 1999, he began working with various studios until 2004, when he joined the design team at Lissoni Associati where he worked until mid-2012. In June 2012, Kensaku moved to London to join BarberOsgerby studio.
In June 2015, Kensaku established his own studio in Milan. He has participated in numerous exhibitions and competitions and has obtained a range of prestigious international awards.
Kensaku Oshiro’s Nuno stool for Zanotta
Kensaku Oshiro works with Boffi, DePadova, Frag, Gan, Glas Italia, Kristalia, Ligne Roset, Poltrona Frau, Viccarbe and Zanotta.
See more of his work here.