Oki Sato (1977)
Chief designer and founder of Nendo, Oki Sato is born in 1977 in Toronto, Canada. He received the Master in Architecture from Waseda University, Tokyo, in 2002 and established design studio Nendo in the same year.
He’s been chosen by Newsweek magazine as one of “The 100 Most Respected Japanese” and won many major awards including Designer of the Year from Wallpaper magazine, Elle Deco magazine, Maison & Objet Paris and Guest of Honor from Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair. Oki Sato is a lecturer for Waseda University since 2012.