President of Japan Industrial Design Association
Eisuke Tachikawa is a design strategist who designs alternatives for a hopeful future and aims to renew creativity education.
In order to foster change-makers in various sectors of industry, academia, and government, he advocates "Evolutional Creativity," which tells the essence of creativity from the natural phenomenon of biological evolution, and continues to work to spread creative education.
He crosses the boundaries of design fields such as product design, graphic design, and architecture to create successful comprehensive strategies for numerous projects dealing with next-generation energy, regional revitalization, and SDGs.
He has won over 100 design awards worldwide, including the Good Design Gold Award (Japan) and DFA Design for Asia Grand Award (Hong Kong), and served as a judge at various award ceremonies such as Good Design Award, DIA (Design Intelligence Award), DFAA (Design for Asia Award), and WAF (World Architecture Festival). Some of his most famous projects include OLIVE, Tokyo Bousai, PANDAID, YAMAMOTOYAMA, Yokohama DeNA BayStars, YOXO (Yokohama, Japan), and the concept of the Japan Pavilion at the OSAKA, KANSAI EXPO 2025.
He is the writer of "Design and Innovation - 50 ways to create the future" (Pie International, 2016) and "Evolutional Creativity" (Ama no Kaze, 2021) which won the YAMAMOTO SHICHIHEI Prize, Japan's leading academic award selected by biologists and economists.