About

Biography

Kensaku Oshiro was born on Okinawa Island, Japan, in 1977. 
After obtaining a Master’s degree in Industrial Design at the Scuola Politecnica di Design in Milan in 1999, he began working with various design studios until 2004, when he joined the design team at Lissoni Associati where he worked until mid-2012.
In June 2012, Kensaku moved to London to join the BarberOsgerby studio.
Since returning to Italy he has established his own studio in the heart of Milan (2015).

He has collaborated with world leading companies and brands, developing numerous and varied projects.

Kensaku Oshiro works with Boffi, DePadova, Gan, Glas Italia, Kristalia, Ligne Roset, Muji, Poltrona Frau, Viccarbe and Zanotta. 

In 2017, he launched the brand which is focused on his personal interests and research under the name OSHIRO.

Awards 

2018 Rising Talent Award – Maison&Objet Paris

2016 EDIDA – Young Designer Talent by Japan Edition

2012 Cristalplant + Poliform design contest – FIRST PRIZE

2012 Gandia Blasco 7th outdoor design contest – FIRST PRIZE

2012 Young&Design – SPECIAL MENTION

2012 Infiniti design De-contest – FIRST PRIZE

2009 IF Design Award – PRODUCT DESIGN

2008 Red Dot Award – PRODUCT DESIGN

2006 EDIDA – Young Designer Talent by France Edition

2006 Design Report Award at Salone Satellite Milano – FIRST PRIZE