Ryosuke Fukusada

Product Designer

Japanese product designer born in Osaka, 1979. After graduating from Kanazawa College of Art and Design in 2002, he went on to work for Sharp Corporation as a designer of consumer electronic goods until 2007. That year he moved to Italy where he completed a Masters Degree in Interior and Living Design at Domus Academy. From 2008 Fukusada assisted Patricia Urquiola at Studio Urquiola in Milan, where he experienced projects involving furniture, lighting, kitchenware and interior products with famous Italian manufacturers.
 
In 2012, he returned to Japan and established FUKUSADA STUDIO in Kyoto. Fukusada currently works with a large number of domestic clients and has a track record of projects with many international companies included those in Italy and Denmark. At present Fukusada offers a wide range of designs such as furniture, lighting and household goods that have won numerous international design awards.

STUDIO

FUKUSADA STUDIO LTD. is a design studio based in Kyoto, founded by Ryosuke Fukusada in 2012. The studio offers from furniture and lighting to electronic appliances, sanitaryware, eyeware, tableware & kitchen products and exhibition stand design.

Awards

2018

APDC*IDA Design Awards 2018 / Alysoid for Axolight

2017

Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award 2017 / Alysoid for Axolight
Kyoto Design Award 2017 / Sphelar Penguin

2016

Sabae Best Glasses Competition 2016 / Grand Prix

2015

Taiwan Cultural & Creative Award / Best 30 products

2012

Zepter International Design Award Artzept / Special mention
Boisbuchet Cork Competition / Finalist

2011

International Design Competition DES|IN / Finalist

2008

Eco products Design Competition / Award of Sakoda Seimitsu
Kyoto Renaissance Design Competition / Encouragement award
Moleskin students Design Competition / First selected

2007

Good design award / Mobile phone SoftBank 815SH

Lecture

2020

Kanazawa College of Art and Design / Kanazawa, Japan

2016

Osaka Seikei University / Osaka, Japan
Kyoto University of Art and Design / Kyoto, Japan
LIVING HOUSE / Osaka, Japan

2015

Kanazawa College of Art and Design / Kanazawa, Japan

2014

Tajimi City Pottery Design and Technical Center / Tajimi, Japan

2013

Rhinocerous & Fablab / Osaka, Japan

Exhibition

2019

Milan Design Week – Rossana Orlandi / Milan, Italy

2018

Milan Design Week – TENOHA MILANO / Milan, Italy

2017

Milan Design Week – Ventura Lambrate / Milan, Italy

2016

Experimental Creations / Tokyo, Japan
Bonaldo in Japan at Kanazawa college of art Alumni Exhibition / Kyoto & Kanazawa, Japan
Taiwan Cultural & Creative Exhibition / Taipei, Taiwan
Milan Design Week – Ventura Lambrate / Milan, Italy

2015

Milan Design Week – Ventura Lambrate / Milan, Italy

2014

Interior Lifestyle Living / Tokyo, Japan
Milan Design Week – Ventura Lambrate / Milan, Italy
Stockholm furniture fair Greenhouse / Stockholm, Sweden

2013

Experimental Creations / Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Designers Week / Tokyo, Japan
My sweet design fair / Holand
Wood Mood / Milan, Italy
Milan Design Week – Ventura Lambrate / Milan, Italy
Biennale Internacionale Design Saint- Etienne / Saint- Etienne, France
Mart museum / Rovereto, Italy

2012

Casa Cogollo / Vicenza, Italy
Milan Design Week – Ventura Lambrate / Milan, Italy

2011

DESIGN LIBRARY / Milan, Italy

2010

Valcucine‘ Fatti per coltivare’ / Milan, Italy