Yuna's Blog


1980 Born in Kobe, Japan

2002 – 04 New School University, Parsons School of Art and Design
Bachelor of Fine Art in Architecture, New York, NY
2000 – 02 Kanazawa International Design Institute
Interior and Architectural Design, Kanazawa, Japan
1996 – 99 Canmore Collegiate Highschool, Alberta, Canada

2004 Selected for Parsons Schoool of Design’s Archive Collection
2002 – 04 Received Schollarship Award Deen’s Parsons School of Design
2003 Nominated Digital NTT Docomo Photo Contest
2002 Selected for the Star Student of the year at Kanazawa International Design Institute

Volunteer Experiences:
2003 The Snow Show – Art, Architectural, and Educational Exhibition Project
New York and Finland
2003 The Cave Gallery – Managed and Curated Artist, Hiromi Iuchi, Brooklyn, NY
2001 The Nawa Link Project – Public Art Project, Kyoto, Japan

Exhibition and Event:
2010 Group Show “三人展-Antibes”, GALLERY A, Kyoto Japan
2010 Exhibition with So Nakayama “そばにあるもの” cerchio, Tokyo, Japan
2010 First Solo Exhibition “PAUSE”, K GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
2004 Art Direction for a Music Event, Brooklyn, NY
2003 Spacial Design for a Music Event at BPM, Brooklyn, NY
2003 Exhibition, Group Art Show at Cave Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2002 Exhibition, The Firstop – Furniture Show at Gallerie Galow, Brooklyn, NY
2001 Exhibition, Light Landscape at Isamu Noguchi Garaden Museum, Queens, NY
2001 Exhibition, Light Landscape at Kanazawa Art Village Center, Kanazawa, Japan

Fluent in English and Japanese
Ecellent hand drawing skills
Auto CAD, Vector Works, 3D Studio Max, Form Z
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat,
Premier, Power Point, Word, Exell
in Machintosh and Windows platforms

2003 – Designtope, Masayuki Kurokawa Architect, “Anti-War”, “The Snow Show”, more..
2003 – Nikkei Architecture, “The Snow Show” “LOT-EK”

Work Experiences:
2005 – 07
with Shigeru Ban Architects – Tokyo, Japan
Metal Shutter House – Condominium in Manhattan New York
Conceptural Design – Design Development
Orange County Museum of Art – Competition
Conceptural Design – Schematic Design

with Shigeru Ban Architects + Dean Maltz Architect – New York
Boomerang House – Single House in Long Island, New York
Drafting Construction Document
Furniture House – Single House in Long Island, New York
PR and Furnishing
Metal Shutter House – Condominium in Manhattan New York
Schematic Design – Design Developement
SC Johnson Inc. – Museum Renovation, IL, USA
Competition Schematic Design
Michigan Art and Architecture University – Competition
Barnes Foundation – Competition

2007 – 08
with GRAFT Architekten – Berlin, Germany
Destination Hotel- in Dubai, UAE
Conceptural Design – Schematic Design
Columbiadamm Quater, Tempelhof Ariport – in Berlin, Germany
City Develpment Competition

with LOT-EK Architecture – New York
Uniqlo Headquaters in Osaka Japan
Schematic Design, 3D MAX Rendering and Drafting

with Lance Fang Gallery – New York, NY
The Snow Show – Cultural Temporary Art and Architecture Event
Organized Volunteers and PR in Lapland, Finaland


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