Kazuhiko Tomita was born in Nagasaky, Japan in 1965. He graduated in Industrial Design at Chiba University in 1989 and won the “Design Eye” award in the same year. In 1990 he attend Furniture Design at the Royal College of Art in London. In 1991 he won the first prize in the competition “Architectural Future of stainless steel” and in 1992 he won the “Marchett Award” golden prize. He designed vases for Arcade. In 1994 he took parts in “Stars” with A. Mendini and E. Sottsass at the Messe in Frankfurt. The young designer has received several awards, such as the “Red Dot” award for product design at the Essen Museum, the judge’s prize at the International Ceramic Exhibition, the Nippon Craft Design Exhibition in Tokyo and the Frankfurt Messe Design Plus Award.