Masaru Suzuki - TEXTILE DESIGNER -
Graduated Tama Art University BA Dyeing and Weaving Design
After Graduated University, worked at Hiroshi Awatsuji Design Studio
In 1995, started to expand own business as a textile designer,
In 2002, established UNPIATTO INC, and started work as a founder.
In 2005, started own designed Fabric line OTTAIPNU.
In 2010, Joined as a member of designer at Finish Brand marimekko.
Work with various designers, venders, and brands in both Japan and overseas.
Also teaching design works for students at Tokyo Zokei University as a Professor.
|In 2006,||cooperated with towel company Yoshii Towel at Imabari in Japan and started ‘OTTAIPNU TOWEL COLLECTION’|
|In 2009,||exhibited collection at the one of the biggest Scandinavian exhibition HABITARE ahead!|
|Joined Spring Summer collection for Finish Linen company Lapuan Kankurit.|
|released ‘OTTAIPNU HANDKERCHIEF COLLECTION’ from Quarter Report Co.,ltd.|
|In 2010,||released collection at Ambiente messe Frankfrut as a designer,chosen by Ministry of economy Trade and Industry Japan|
|Joined Autumn Winter collection at marimmeko|
|In 2011||started umbrella collection ‘OTTAIPNU Umbrella & Parasol COLLECTION’ at MOONBAT Co., Ltd.|
|In 2012,||joined ‘MOOMIN TRIBUTE WORKS’ at Quarter Report Co.,ltd. And also was praised MOOMIN PRODUCT OF YEAR|
|In 2013,||designed fabric panel at THE GATE HOTEL KAMINARIMON|
|collaborated with Camper collection ‘CAMPER FOR HANDS’ and released colletion of ‘CAMPER BY MASARU SUZUKI’.|
|In 2014,||cooperated with UNIQRO joined UT project which are released conceptual designed T-shirts inspired by souvenir ‘WORLD OMIYAGE 2014SS’ made 18 designs for T-shirt in this project.|
|designed Reception Art work and fabric panels at GRAND HOTEL GINZA TOKYO|
|Now exhibited ‘Exhibition of umbrella MASARU SUZUKI - bring out textile-’ at the gallery Spiral Garden Tokyo.|