ABOUT

KAIRI EGUCHI DESIGN

Established in 2008, KED is a Japanese industrial design studio based in Osaka. With the studio philosophy - “Discover the unknowns.”, KED not only provide standard design service, but also continue expanding its services such as product planning, design strategy, etc. to provide elegant and new approach for a better user experience. With the exhibition experience at Milan’s Salone Satellite for three times, KED signaled the start of numerous overseas exhibitions and projects / collaborations throughout the international design arena.

HISTORY

KAIRI EGUCHI

Founder / Designer

1980.10
Born in Osaka Japan.
1999.3
Graduated from Osaka Kogei High School Product Design Program
2001.3
Graduated from Osaka Municipal College of Design Research Institute, Product Design Program.
Started working at a computer supplier as a product and package designer
2003~
Worked at Depro International Associate. Designed products include household electrical appliance, sporting goods, professional broadcast equipment and various designs duties such as car navigation GUI.
2008.10
Established Kairi Eguchi Design.
2012.4
Exhibited at Milano Salone Satellite. Presented a shelf and a vessel product which lead to the opportunities to work with oversea companies and brands.

ENYA HOU

International Coordinator / Designer
Language English, Mandarin, Japanese and Taiwanese

1985.08
Born in Taipei Taiwan.
2007.08
Graduated from University of Toronto (Specialised in Visual Studies, Minor in Spanish)
2013.03
Graduated from Osaka designers’ Collage Industrial Design Program.

CLIENTS

SERVICE

  • Industrial / Furniture Design
  • Graphic Design (Brochure・Advertising・Packaging)
  • Interior / Space Design
  • Web Design
  • Product planning & development
  • Marketing Research & Analysis
  • Branding
  • Design Consulting & Strategy
  • Co-operation planning
  • 2DCG & 3DCG
  • Simple mock-up prototype (foam board model)

AWARDS

  • 2009 / LG MOBILE DESIGN COMPETITION / GOLD PRIZE (JAPAN)
  • 2010 / LG MOBILE DESIGN COMPETITION / GOLD PRIZE (JAPAN)
  • 2011 / LG MOBILE DESIGN COMPETITION / GOLD PRIZE (JAPAN)
  • 2013 / CALIFORNIA DREAM WEEK / 1ST PLACE PRIZE (USA)
  • 2014 / GOOD DESIGN AWARD (JAPAN)
  • 2015 / JIDA DESIGN MUSEUM SELECTION (JAPAN)
  • 2016 / A’ DESIGN AWARD (ITALY)
  • 2016 / International Design Award / GOLD PRIZE (USA)
  • 2016 / DFA AWARD (HONG KONG)
  • 2017 / Core77 DESIGN AWARD / PACKAGE : WINNER (USA)
  • 2017 / Core77 DESIGN AWARD / PRODUCT : MENTION (USA)

EXHIBITION

  • 2012 / Milano Salone Satellite (MILAN/ITALY)
  • 2013 / LIVING & renovation (OSAKA/JAPAN)
  • 2013 / INTERIOR LIFE STYLE TOKYO (TOKYO/JAPAN)
  • 2013 / California Dream Week (CHICO/USA)
  • 2013 / ISOT (TOKYO/JAPAN)
  • 2014 / JAPAN DESIGN EXHIBITION IN TAIWAN (TAICHUNG/TAIWAN)
  • 2014 / ISOT (TOKYO/JAPAN)
  • 2014 / TENT LONDON (LONDON/UK)
  • 2014 / KYOMACHIBORI SALONE (OSAKA/JAPAN)
  • 2014 / InterBee (TOKYO/JAPAN)
  • 2015 / Milano Salone Satellite (MILAN/ITALY)
  • 2015 / DISCOVER JAPAN (PARIS/FRANCE)
  • 2015 / DESIGN TOKYO (TOKYO/JAPAN)
  • 2015 / Creators EXPO TAIWAN (TAICHUNG/TAIWAN)
  • 2015 / TSUMUTENKAKU (OSAKA/JAPAN)
  • 2015 / Viva La Vino (OSAKA/JAPAN)
  • 2016 / OSAKA GIFT SHOW ACTIVE CREATORS (OSAKA/JAPAN)
  • 2016 / Milano Salone Satellite (MILAN/ITALY)
  • 2016 / INTERIOR LIFE STYLE TOKYO (TOKYO/JAPAN)
  • 2016 / DESIGN TOKYO (TOKYO/JAPAN)
  • 2016 / EAST DESIGN SHOW (SHANGHAI/CHINA)
  • 2016 / COMPOSITION x FLOS (OSAKA/JAPAN)
  • 2016 / HANGZHOU CULTURAL AND CREATIVE INDUSTRY EXPO (HANGZHOU/CHINA)
  • 2017 / DFA Design for Asia Award Exhibition TOKYO (TOKYO/JAPAN)
  • 2017 / EXPERIMENTAL CREATIONS (MILAN/ITALY)
  • 2017 / WHITE IN THE CITY (MILAN/ITALY)
  • 2017 / MILANO SALONE SATELLITE 20th ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION (MILAN/ITALY)
  • 2017 / DESIGN TOKYO (TOKYO/JAPAN)
  • 2017 / EAST DESIGN SHOW (SHANGHAI/CHINA)