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About Koji Akama : Born in Sendai, Miyagi, JAPAN in 1978. Company CEO of Taikou juken corporation. After experiencing the Tohoku earthquake, promoting a beautiful and hygienic toilet with hospitality all over the world.
STATEMENT OF ART:
Even now Sharaku’s artwork attract people regardless of nationalities, similarly Japanese toilets impress travelers.We create a piece to express our hospitality by fusing ukiyo-e and Japanese toilet.

ORGANIZATION:
Taikou juken corporation

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Architectural or civil drafter Construction, fittings, housing

EDUCATION:
1996, Tohoku Gakuin high school, SENDAI/JAPAN

EXPERIENCE:
1998, Taikou Juken corporation, SENDAI/JAPAN

PRIVATE EXHIBITIONS:
None

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2015, INDEX International Design 2015 , DUBAI/UAE
2015, The Hotel show 2015, DUBAI/UAE
2016, The Hotel show 2016, DUBAI/UAE

EVENTS:
2016, TOKYO DESIGN WEEK 2016 , TOKYO/JAPAN

AWARDS:
2015, Shortlisted Finalist, INDEX AND WORKSPACE EXHIBITION, product design awards, DUBAI/UAE

PRESS APPEARANCES:
2016, "Idea of toilet", NIKKEI newspaper, March, SENDAI/JAPAN
2016, "Idea of toilet", KAHOKU SHIMPO newspapaer, April, SENDAI/JAPAN
2016, "Idea of toilet", KAHOKU SHIMPO newspapaer, October, SENDAI/JAPAN

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
None

BOOKS:
None

ACCOLADES:
None

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Japanese (Native)

COMPUTER LITERACY:
Adobe Illustrator, Intermediate

COURSES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS::
None

SYMPOSIUMS AND ACADEMIC CONFERENCES::
None

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
1990, MIYAGI PLUMBING SANITARY ASSOCIATION , SENDAI/JAPAN
2016, TOHOKU ECONOMIC FEDERATION, SENDAI/JAPAN
2016, MIYAGI INDUSTRIAL ASSOCIATION, SENDAI/JAPAN

COLLECTIONS:
None

JURY MEMBERSHIPS:
None

HOBBIES:
Reading books

CLIENTELE:
1992, Daiwa House Industry, A water supply design and construction

WEB SITE:
http://taikoujuken.com

PORTFOLIO URL:
http://taikoujuken.com

RSS URL:
http://taikoujuken.com

REGISTRATION DATE:
2016-02-17 05:17:36

COUNTRY:
Japan

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Start-Up

Awards received by Koji Akama


Artoletta Designed Wrapping Toilet

Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Bathroom Furniture and Sanitary Ware Design Category in 2016
Koji Akama for Taikou Juken

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