Naoaki Iwamatsu

Industrial Designer, Service Designer, Project Director, Tokyo

Naoaki Iwamatsu joined Takram in 2020 as an industrial and service designer, focusing on the production aspect of new business and service development. After receiving his master's in Design and Management Engineering from Kyoto Institute of Technology, he started his career at a big IT hardware manufacturing company, where he was involved in the strategic planning of startups, future visions, and mass production.

Naoaki is one-half of the design duo akii, whose creations are sold at Vitra and other museum stores worldwide. He has been the recipient of a variety of industry honours, including the 2011 James Dyson Award, iF Design Award, and German Design Award.

Other members


Onden Imaizumi BLDG
5-7-4 Jingumae
150-0001 Tokyo, JAPAN


First Floor
7 Bath Place
London EC2A 3DR, UK

New York

68 Jay Street, Suite 432, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA


109, 18F, L'Avenue
No.99, Xianxia Road, Changning District
Shanghai, China