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辰野しずか

+st / プラスエスティー 代表

Shizuka Tatsuno

President, Art & Design Director, +st

A Japanese native, born in 1983. After receiving Bachelor’s degree with top honors from her class in Product and Furniture from Kingston University London, Shizuka gained experience in the field and established her design office “+st” in 2011. With a focus on designing furniture, interior and fashion accessories, she provides various services in planning, direction and graphic designs among other areas.

With an aspiration to add exposure and sustainability to well-made things, Shizuka is currently engaged in making-of-things with local industries while applying her principles of “refining quality, conveying the story and passing it on”. Shizuka was awarded a number of prizes including Elle Décor Japan Young Japanese Design Talent Prize in 2016.

Career

2008年
2011年
2012年
2013年
2014年
2015年
2016年
2017年
2008

“Modular Bench” – Exhibited in New Designers, London

“Modular Bench” – Exhibited in Tent London, London

Nominated for 100% Award – SHIZUKA TATSUNO Booth, 100% Design Tokyo

2011

Established “+st” Design Office

2012

A design unit “st+to” formed with Rika Kawamoto, a textile designer

IE≈HOME Exhibition – Living Design Center Ozone

BAtoMA Exhibition – SHIZUKA TATSUNO Booth

2013

Grand Prix Award recipient for “Kumihana” – Japan Traditional Craft Forum 2013

2014

Exhibited with invitation in Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair/ Material Attraction – Scandinavia likes Japan, SHIZUKA TATSUNO Booth

Recipient of the Prefectural Governor Award, the highest honor at 2014 Kagoshima New Specialty Products Contest, for “itu”

2015

Assumed the position of Part-time Instructor – Department of Design, Nihon University College of Art

Solo Exhibit – SHIZUKA TATSUNO MINI EXHIBITION, TSUTAYA BOOKS, Daikanyama, Tokyo Store

Designs of SHIZUKA TATSUNO – HAQUA POP UP STORE, TSUTAYA BOOKS, Umeda, Osaka Store

YKK Upcycle Exhibition

SHIZUKA TATSUNO’s Making-of Things Exhibit – DDD Design Event, TSUTAYA BOOKS, Daikanyama, Tokyo Store

DESIGN TOUCH at STYLE MEETS PEOPLE『HOPE for PEACE – Tokyo Midtown

2016

Selected in Officially designated Traditional craft products open call for “hiiro”

Qualified in JDA Design Museum Selection for “Banshu Hamano 101”

Qualified in OMOTENASHI Selection for “Kyo-Yuzen Clutch Bag”

Recipient of Young Japanese Design Talents for ELLE DÉCOR Japan Version

2017

Recipient of TOPAWARDS ASIA for “HAQUA”

Recipient of Discover Japan Takahashi Award for SHIZUKA TATSUNO Booth in rooms34

Awards

TOPAWARDS ASIA

受賞

rooms 34

Discover Japan 高橋総括編集長アワード

ELLE DECOR Young Japanese Design Talents

Young Japanese Design Talents

全国伝統的工芸品公募展

入選

JIDAデザインミュージアムセレクション

認定

OMOTENASHI Selection

認定

鹿児島県新特産品コンクール2014

県知事賞(最高賞)

伝統的工芸品フォーラム展2013

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