Naoya is a designer, a maker, and a fashion enthusiast with a passion for physical products and the aesthetics of everyday objects. He is an international student from Japan with a unique perspective and philosophy through combining his heritage and Western influences acquired through living and interacting with people from all over the world. His empathic and extroverted personality helps him to understand people's needs, establishing connections at a deeper level to solve human problems.
Jan, 2020. In-progress thesis work featured on an article on A/D/O by Mini.
Jan, 2020. DesignTO (Toronto Design Week) Juror's Choice.
May, 2020. ACIDO Rocket Design Competition Nominee.