Kotaro Nishibori (Japan)
T.C.I. Laboratory, LLC.

TCI Representative Kotaro Nishibori has developed foreign-oriented designer products and spread them into the markets of 15 new countries, all while running the long-established Kyoto store, Hiyoshiya. With that track record as a base, he was tasked with planning and managing the cultivation of international trade in Kyoto and led the program to success in European and Chinese markets. Our enterprise’s fundamental goal is to spread this to the whole country.

International advisor(Distributor)

Xavier Lesage (France)
Representative of Dilema Conceli

Mr. Lesage runs Dilema, a company that handles Japanese imports, while simultaneously operating a consultancy for business between France and Japan. With a focus on interiors, he holds deep insight into a wide variety of products, and has an extensive network of people in many fields. He also works as an advisor to the French government and European Union and as an associate professor of international business in Japanese and French universities.

Jenny Shen (China)
Representative of COCON Décor

Ms. Shen was in charge of public relations for the US Embassy at a major advertising agency. She became broadly involved in interior design and construction business after her transfer to a large real estate development group in Shanghai. She began Cocon Décor as a planning and design firm within the aforementioned group. Now the company operates completely independently with customers throughout China, including luxury hotels, international cafe chains, and fast food and restaurant chains.

Design advisor

Kazushige Miyake (Japan)
Representative of miyake design

Mr. Miyake graduated the Product Design Department of Tama Art University and shortly thereafter moved to England to work in a design firm. In 2002, he transfered to Naoto Fukasawa Design, and worked with Mr. Fukasawa on product designs for NEC, Hitachi, and ±0 (PlusMinusZero). In 2005, he founded Miyake Design, Ltd. They design for MUJI, Hitachi, Sanyo and various others. Mr. Miyake also guest lectures at Tama Art University and has an impressive record of awards abroad and at home, including the iF Design and Good Design Awards.