LONT INC. TAKU YAHARA DESIGN STUDIO

PRODUCT DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT

TAKU YAHARA / Product Designer

Born in Kyoto in 1978. He has been involved in a wide range of activities from planning, design, and production at design offices, manufacturers, and his own studio, and has created many products.
Pursuing beauty, ease of use, and the ideal appearance, he strives to create products with ideas and qualities that can be conveyed at first glance, and that will be loved in daily life for a long time.
We have received many domestic and international design awards, including the Reddot Design Award, iF Design Award, Good Design Award, and Good Design Exhibition Selection.

Main Client

  • ISSUI Inc.
  • ETM Branding & Design
  • ACE Co.,Ltd.
  • ADATA
  • XPG Global
  • CCC Co., Ltd.
  • Smart Life
  • TAKEDA Inc. TAKEDA DESIGN PROJECT
  • Delta Electronics Inc.
  • toConnect inc.
  • Dreamarea Inc.
  • DREAM TRAIN INTERNET Inc.
  • TONGLU MAKER STATIONERY
  • Beandy
  • FreeBit Co., Ltd.
  • MELCO HOLDINGS INC.
  • Mellin-C
  • MONCARBONE
  • Roland Corporation
  • LECRE Inc.

Profile

2003
  • Worked in industrial, graphic and product design at a design firm
2005
  • Worked as a product designer for a major computer peripheral manufacturer. Involved in the process from planning to design and manufacturing.
2009
  • TAKU Yahara Design Studio established
2010
  • Participated as a founding member of Ddff Corporation, a manufacturer of smartphone accessories, cameras, and audio equipment.
  • Director and Design Director. Involved in the entire process from planning to design, design, manufacturing and sales.
2016
  • Representative Director and Design Director, CCC Frontier Design Inc.
2020
  • TAKU Yahara Design Studio is incorporated and renamed LONT Co.

AWARD

2019
  • Niigata IDS Design Competition 2019 IDS Jury Award (Japan)
2016
  • Red Dot Design Award (Germany)
  • iF DESIGN AWARD (Germany)
2015
  • Red Dot Design Award (Germany)
  • iF DESIGN AWARD (Germany)
2014
  • iF DESIGN AWARD (Germany)
2012
  • Red Dot Design Award (Germany)
  • COMPUTEX d&i awards,
  • organized by iF Product Design Award (Taiwan)
  • Golden Pin Design Award (Taiwan)
2010
  • Opening Exhibition of Japan Creative Centre, Singapore
  • JAPAN GOOD DESIGN” 50 products selected for exhibition (Singapore)
2009
  • Good Design Award (Japan)
  • Good Design Exhibition 2009. 80 products selected for exhibition (Japan)
2008
  • Good Design Award (Japan)
2007
  • Good Design Award (Japan)
  • Dyson Design Award for Excellence (Japan)
2006
  • iF DESIGN AWARD (Germany)
  • Good Design Award (Japan)
2005
  • Good Design Award (Japan)
2004
  • Good Design Award (Japan)
2003
  • Dyson Design Award for Excellence (Japan)



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