Kotaro Watanabe - Japan
Managing Partner & Context Designer - Takram
Kotaro Watanabe is a managing partner and context designer at Takram, a design innovation firm with offices in Tokyo and London. Kotaro aims to use design to weave stories rather than simply create products. Kotaro's projects include corporate branding of NIKKEI, "FLORIOGRAPHY", an international campaign of flower corsage gift with ISSEY MIYAKE, and "Morioka Shoten", a bookstore in Tokyo known for "A Single Room with a Single Book". Kotaro holds worldwide lectures and workshops.