/ Yosegi artist Masataka Hibino

2005 graduate design college receiving gold award for furniture he designed for children at JIDA ( Japan industrial Design Association)
2009 After graduating design college he worked at a used furniture store repairing old furniture where he was surrounded by beautiful old timber and grew a strong passion for working with recycled timber.
His works are all very unique especially involving touch of traditional technique called “Yosegi” such as combination of fine slices of wood chosen for their grain, texture and colour and intricately making patterns and laminating.
He especially choose to use recycled timber to create his art to give another life for them also to complement its own natural characteristics and textures with beautiful three-dimensional lines.
Recent years he has presented his work at group exhibitions, pop up at department stores and events also held workshops.