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Shuzo Okabe, Architect (Born in Ehime, Japan.)
2005 : Received Master’s degree from Keio University in the studies of media and governance, environmental design program.
2004 : Established “upsetters architects” and serves as president to date.
2014 : Set up LED Enterprise, an office specialized in branding, and serves as representative. Founded New York Design Lab in New York as a part of global strategy and serves as CEO.

Aiming at “Architectural approach to future environment”, involves in environmental designing based on architectural concept and designing of strategies that work successfully for both conceptual vision and business feasibility.

Received JCD Design Award Gold Medal, Good Design Award, iF Design Award and others in and out of Japan.
Co-authored ”Design Methodology of 11 Designers of 2000s”, Rokuyou-sha, 2012

mail : info@upsetters.jp

岡部 修三 / 建築家(愛媛県生まれ)
2005年慶應義塾大学大学院 政策・メディア研究科 環境デザインプログラム 修士課程修了。
2004年よりupsetters architects 主宰。「新しい時代のための環境」を目指して、建築的な思考に基づく環境デザインと、ビジョンと事業性の両立のためのストラテジデザインを行う。
2014年よりブランド構築に特化したLED enterprise 代表、グローバル戦略のためのアメリカ法人 New York Design Lab. 代表を兼任。JCDデザイン賞金賞、グッドデザイン賞、iFデザイン賞など、国内外での受賞歴多数。共著に「ゼロ年代11人のデザイン作法」(2012年、六耀社) がある。
Awards / Prizes
2015
  • Design for Asia Award 2015 / Silver Recognition
  • Good Design Award 2015 / Award Winner
  • DSA Design Award 2015 / Award Winner
2013
  • SDA Award 2013 / JURY AWARD(Jun Aoki)
  • Good Design Award 2013 / Award Winner
  • Design for Asia Award 2013 / Bronds Recognition
  • Design for Asia Award 2013 / Merit Recognition
2011
  • iF design award / Award Winner
  • INSIDE FESTIVAL 2011 / Shortlist
  • Contractworld Award 2011 / Shortlist (New Generation) ×2
  • Display Design Awards 2011 / Selected Work
  • Kids Design Award 2011 / Award Winner
2010
  • Design for Asia Award 2010 / Merit Recognition
  • Display Design Awards 2010 / Selected Work
2009
  • JCD Design Award 2009 / BEST 100
  • Display Design Awards 2009 / Selected Work ×2
2008
  • Ishikawa Interior Design Award 2008 / the Kanazawa Chamber of Commerce and Industry AWARD
  • JCD Design Award 2008 / BEST 100
  • Display Design Awards 2008 / Selected Work
2007
  • JCD Design Award 2007 / GOLD AWARD
  • Display Design Awards 2007 / Selected Work ×2
  • Good Design Award / Award Winner
2006
  • JCD Design Award 2006 / BEST 100 + JURY AWARD
  • Designers Compact Shop / BEST 100
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