Hara Design Institute
Kenya Hara was born in 1958 in Tokyo. In 2001, he took over as art director of MUJI, where he has helped to balance the company’s “no brand” policy with high quality design. He also has been a professor at Musashino Art Univeristy, and has participated in numerous high-profile projects, among them the Nagano Winter Olympic Games. Hara has also produced numerous design exhibitions such as “RE DESIGN: The Daily Products of the 21st Century”, which toured the world ans had awarded him two International Design Biennale Grande Prizes for both Industrial and Graphic Design. His books include RE DESIGN, HAPTIC and Design of Design, a bestseller in Japan.