Born in South Korea in 1965. Designer. After graduating from Keimyung University (Korea) with a degree in industrial art, he came to Japan. He studied under Masahiro Mori, a ceramic designer, in master’s program at Aichi University of Art from 1991 to 1992. He graduated from the university with a master’s degree in fine arts in 1993 and entered INAX Corporation. He spent next ten years for designing housing equipment such as shower toilets, sanitary wares, system toilets. Then, he became in charge of sustainable designing at the space design center of the company. He was responsible for design management, exhibition planning, product development, and planning workshop classes for LIXIL Museums (formerly known as INAX Museums) from 2009. He is now a planning director of Haier Architectural Decoration Design Company-Shanghai (Joint venture of LIXIL Corporation<Japan> and Haier<China>) since 2011. He works as an in house designer. He creates artistic works for himself and exhibits them as well. He is also taking an active part in cultural design exchange among Japan, China, and Korea.
Several Japan Good Design Awards