Fumikazu Masuda’s CV



益田 文和



著書に「エコデザイン ベストプラクティス100」(共著/ダイヤモンド社)、「エコデザイン」(共著/東大出版会)など。連載として、UP「記憶の形」(東大出版会/2009年1月号~2011年12月号まで連載)、コムジンにて「エコデザイン」(web magazine by NTTコムウェア/2003年6月号~2004年5月号まで連載)、「ユニバーサルデザイン」(web magazine by NTTコムウェア/2004年6月号~2010年4月号まで連載)、「日本デザイン探訪」(web magazine by NTTコムウェア/2010年5月号~2015年3月号まで連載)。

Fumikazu Masuda’s CV

Fumikazu Masuda

Design consultant
President, open house inc.
Chairman of the awards committee, Kids Design Award

Personal History:
Fumikazu Masuda was born in 1949 at Tokyo, Japan.
After he graduated from Tokyo Zokei University, he has worked for a housing industry and a design firm before setting up his own office as an independent industrial designer in 1978.
For the first half of his career, he has worked mainly on projects for major Japanese industries, including electric home appliances, electronic devices, audio visual equipment, transportations, packages and many other products from various different categories. The latter half of his career has been dedicated more to work for local SMEs as a design consultant while studying and teaching at design schools.
Besides working on research projects on “design for sustainability”, he is always trying to apply the philosophy and the method to his practical daily works.
He is currently specialized in the field of Design for Sustainability, including Eco-Design, Universal Design, Kids’ Design and Design for the cause.
He is hosting “Destination”, a series of international design conference of design for sustainability, every year since 2006.