Jin Kuramoto is a Japanese designer who was born in 1976 on a small island in the countryside. He established JIN KURAMOTO STUDIO INC. in 2008 and designs a wide range of products including furniture, home appliances and everyday items.
He values the process of repeated trial and error, touching materials, listening to their voice, prototyping in a studio full of inspiration, and making what he calls ‘positive accidents.’
His work has won numerous international awards, including the Red Dot Award ‘Best of the Best’, and the iF Product Design Award. For HAY, Jin Kuramoto has designed Knit.