Taku Kumazawa was born in Aichi, Japan in 1970. Immediately following his graduation in Industrial Design at the Nagoya University of Arts in 1994, he joined the R&D Division of AICHI CO.,LTD. Taku is head of new product development [public furniture] and is a associate director of the Design Development group in the Comprehensive Planning Division.
Taku Kumazawa continually provides Aichi with new design and concepts and has been the recipient of the "Good Design Award" in Japan for 11 products.
His latest stacking chair Tipo was awarded of a Special Prize of the Good Design Award and also red dot award, product design 2011 in Germany.