小関隆一

Ryu Kozeki

Art Director/Designer

Born in Tokyo. Graduated from the Department of Design within the Faculty of Art
and Design of Tama Art University with a specialization in interior design. After that,
he worked at IDK Design Laboratory Ltd. under Mr. Toshiyuki Kita and served as
chief of the design section. He strated his own design studio RKDS in 2011.
Ryu Kozeki designs/directs not only product creation but also brand development
including graphics and space, and always trys to extract the most core essence of a
project or idea. He also develops brand strategies and provides consulting services
from various perspectives, and strives to draw out the intrinsic appeal of projects in a
simple manner.

小関隆一

アートディレクター/デザイナー

東京都生まれ。多摩美術大学美術学部デザイン学科インテリアデザイン専修卒業後、IDK
デザイン研究所に在籍、喜多俊之氏に師事。第2デザイン室室長歴任する。2011に独立、
RKDSを設立。
製品作りから平面・空間を含めたブランド展開に至るまでのデザイン/ディレクションを行
い、多角的な視点でのブランド戦略やコンサルティングも手掛け、プロジェクトの本質をシ
ンプルに引き出す活動に取り組む。

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