• Designer

    Umeda Hiroki (surname-given name)

    1966 born in Japan


    Professional experience
    2005- Tohoku Institute of Technology, Sendai, Japan
    2000- studio UME, Helsinki, Finland
    1991-97 Design Center, Canon Inc., Tokyo, Japan


    Educational background
    1998-2000 Dept. of Industrial Design, Dept. of Ceramics and Glass, University of Art and Design Helsinki UIAH, Finland
    1991 Master of Engineering
    1985-91 Department of Industrial Design, Chiba University, Japan


    Exhibitions, prizes, etc.
    2005 "Designersblock 2005", Studio Zeta, Milan, Italy (tableware, etc.)
    2004 Exhibition "AKKUNA", Finnland-Institut in Deutschland, Berlin, Germany (tableware, etc.)
    2003 Exhibition "night! night! night!", Shop iO, Tokyo, Japan (tableware, etc.)
    2002 Exhibition "Design in Finland", Gallery Espacio Diedro, Madrid, Spain (tableware, etc.)
    2002 Toyama Product Design Competition(invited designer), Toyama+Tokyo, Japan (furniture)
    2002 Exhibition "Seiskarin Helmi", The Housing Fair 2002, Kotka, Finland (tableware)
    2001 Exhibition "miksei", Version Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (tableware, etc.)
    2001 Exhibition "EDGE", Finnish Embassy, London, U.K. (tableware, etc.)
    2000 Exhibition "think 2000", Ateneum, National Museum of Art, Helsinki, Finland (porcelain tableware set)
    2000 CFL dedicated Lighting Design Competition, European Commission (lighting)
    1999 Exhibition "Accident", Rautatalo, Helsinki, Finland (sculpture)
    1998 Exhibition "Shelters", INTO Gallery, Helsinki, Finland (lighting)
    1998 International Jewellery Art Exhibition "Narratives" Museum of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland (jewellery)
    1996 Japanese Crafts Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan (vase)
    1995 Good Design award, Japan (copy machine "Canon PC770")
    1995 iF award, Germany (copy machine "Canon PC770")
    1994 Lighting Object Exhibition, Gifu, Japan (lighting)

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