Session03 [TOKYO LIGHT ODYSSEY : future by LEXUS]
Yoshihiro Sawa (LEXUS INTERNATIONAL)
澤 良宏（LEXUS INTERNATIONAL ）
After graduating from Department of Design and Craft, Kyoto Institute of Technology, he joined Toyota in 1980. He worked on the exterior design of compact cars, e.g. Corolla. He has worked in the US and been responsible for the interior/exterior design before becoming the unconventional chief engineer for Aygo with the designer background. He was appointed executive director in 2013, and executive officer and Executive Vice President of Lexus International in April, 2016.
Kosuke Oho (WOW)
After graduating from Department of Graphic Design, Tama Art University and working at a major ad agency, he joined WOW. He has been working on the planning/creative direction of a wide range of videos (TVC, VI, PV) with the main focus on ads. He has recently shifted his focus to the video creation with the special attention to the extent, and directs videos for various installation in and outside of Japan to expand his horizon.
Kaoru Kudo (WOW)
工藤 薫 (WOW )
Graduated from Department of CG, School of Design, Tohoku University of Art And Design. He works on visual design in a wide range of fields including videos for ads and installation in various exhibition venues as well as user interface in the co-development projects with manufacturers. He constantly investigates the potential of videos to propose new forms of arts, design and sets of values from Sendai.
Junji Tanigawa(JTQ Inc. / MAT Committee )
谷川 じゅんじ ( JTQ代表 / Media Ambition Tokyo実行委員会 )
Tanigawa founded space creation consulting firm JTQ Inc. in 2002, providing creative direction for clients to “deliver [their] messages through the medium of space”. He advocates his own spatial development method, “Space Compose”, and his experience design combining environment and situation, gaining much attention from various fields. His major works include Kansei Exhibition at the Palais du Louvre’s Museum of Decorative Arts, Yakushiji Hikari Emaki to commemorate the 1300th anniversary of Heijyokyo, GOOD DESIGN EXHIBITION, and MEDIA AMBITION TOKYO. As of 2016, he has served as the project director for Japan House Los Angeles, appointed by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, a creative director for Kenpoku Art 2016, and so on.