© 2019 Kodai Iwamoto Design

Kodai Iwamoto (born in Kagoshima, Japan) starts his study of product design at Kobe Design University in Japan. While a bachelor's degree there, he joined a DESIGN SOIL, which is an educational design project by teaching staff and students. Through the project, he had participated in several international design fairs such as Milan Design Week.
After the study in Kobe, he then moved to Lausanne in Switzerland, where he lived for 2 years to gain practical skills at master course in ECAL( École cantonale d'art de Lausanne ).
After life in Lausanne, he moved his base to Tokyo and has been actively working with some furniture brands both in Japan and abroad. 

 

 

鹿児島県生まれ。2009年神戸芸術工科大学プロダクトデザイン学科入学後、デザインプロジェクト「Design Soil」に在籍し、イタリアのミラノ・サローネやフィンランドのハビターレ等、海外の展示会に多数参加。

2016年にスイスのEcole cantonale d’art de Lausanne(ECAL)のMaster in Product Designを卒業後、現在は東京を拠点に、​精力的に活動を行っている。

Exhibition

2018-

EX-PORTATION (Milan, Italy)

MATERIAL OF THE YEAR (London, UK)

REHOGAR (Spain)

2017-

Re-Importation 02 (Tokyo,Japan)

2016-

Re-Importation(Tokyo, Japan)

Ventura Lambrate (Milan, Italy)

2015-

Photobooth by Ecal (Milan, Italy)

2014-

Ventura Lambrate 2014(Milan, Italy)

2013-
Salone Satellite 2013(Milan,Italy)

2012-
Salone Satellite 2012(Milan,Italy)
HABITARE 2012(Helsinki,Finland)
Eating in Open Air(Joint Project with Aalto University)(Tokyo,Japan)
Design Tide Tokyo 2012(Tokyo,Japan)
Living & Design 2012(Osaka,Japan)

2011-
Salone Satellite 2011(Milan,Italy)
Design Tide Tokyo 2011(Tokyo,Japan)

Education

 

2014-2016
ECAL, Master in Product design

(Lausanne, Switzerland)

2013-2014
Kobe Design University, Ma Product design

2009-2013
Kobe Design University, Ba Product design

Award

2018
Future Dome Prize Winner

2017
Good Design Award

Thailand Green Design Awards

European Product Design Award
Kagoshima Design Award