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Hideki Yoshimoto

Founder & Director

Tangent

About Hideki

Hideki Yoshimoto is a designer and engineer, working on a wide range of creative and technology projects. He studied aero-astro engineering at the University of Tokyo and carried out PhD research at the Royal College of Art. His projects and research have received several international awards in both of design and engineering, such as Lexus Design Award’s Grand Prix, Red Dot Design Concept’s Best of the Best Award, and Best Conference Award from Japanese Society of Artificial Intelligence. Hideki’s focus is in bringing poetic delight in life through design, with an appropriate usage of technology. With this in mind, he founded TANGENT, his own lighting brand in 2015 in London. He was also appointed as a visiting associate professor at Osaka University of Arts in Japan in 2018.

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