Teruhiro Yanagihara

Teruhiro Yanagihara (Japan, 1976) established his company in 2002 to develop his own identifiable design vision. Ever since, he has been contributing ‘borderless’ designs for national and international clients. His projects cross boundaries and cultures to form encounters between contemporary design, industry and Japanese craft. Yanagihara’s clients include OFFECCT, Sweden; Pallucco, Italy; Wallpaper*, UK; Kimura Glass, Japan; Sergio Rossi, Italy; and LESS IS MORE Co., Ltd, Japan.

As a creative director Yanagihara was responsible for launching the furniture brand Karimoku New Standard, the TYP by Morpho collection of leather items, the ceramics brand 1616/arita japan and 2016/– Arita Porcelain’s joint project between Saga prefecture and The Netherlands.