Oki Sato was born in Toronto, Canada, in 1977.
His company, nendo, is based in Tokyo and Milan.
EXHIBITIONS AND FAIRS (selection)
/ '10 Days 10 Shelves', Carpenters Workshop Gallery, London.
/ 'Dancing squares’, Art Stage, Singapore.
/ ‘Chair garden’, Antonia Jannone gallery, Milan.
/ ‘Thin black lines’ Phillips de Pury at Saatchi gallery, London.
/ ‘Blurry white surfaces’ Phillips de Pury, London.
/ ‘The State of Things. Design and the 21st century’ Design Museum Holon, Israel
/ ‘Ghost Stories: New Design from nendo’ Museum of Arts and Design, New York
/ ‘Ghost Stories’, Friedman Benda Gallery, New York.
/ ‘Ghost Stories’, Museum of Arts and Design, New York.
/ ‘Elastic Diamond’, Milan Design Week, Milan.
/ ‘Kuuki’, Le Bain gallery, Tokyo.
/ ‘Xxist Century Man’ 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, Tokyo Japan
/ ‘Bloomroom’, Milan Design Week , Milan.
/ Gold Award at the JCD Design Awards.
/ Elle Decor Internation Design Award, Best Young talent Japan Nomination.
/ Good Design Award, Award Winner.
/ Tokyo Designers Week, Design Premio.
/ Cuusoo ‘Shitsunai’ Design Competition, Grand Prix Award.
/ Barbara J. Bloemink, The State of Things. Design and the 21st Century. Israel: Design Museum Holon, 2010.
/ The state of things. Design and the 21st century. Israel: design museum holon, 2010. Illustrated p. 126.
/ Amanda Thomas and Yasue Miyagi, ‘Nendo’, Cologne: Daab, 2008.
/ Thomas, amanda and yasue miyagi, eds. Nendo. Cologne: daab, 2008.
/ 21_21 Design sight. Xxist century man. Japan: 21_21 design sight, 2008. Illustrated pgs. 82-85.
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago. Israel Museum Holon, Holon. Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Montreal Museum of fine Arts, Montreal. Centre Pompidou, Paris. Design Sight / Issey Miyake, Tokyo. Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New-York. Design Museum Holon, Holon. High Museum of Art, Atlanta. Lake St.Louis Historical Society, Montreal. Mondrian Foundation, Netherlands. Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris. Museum of Modern Art, New York. Museum of Arts and Design, New York. Museum of Fine Art, Houston.