He started his design studies in his motherland (Japan) at Kobe Design University, then moved to Finland to finish a Master’s degree in furniture and spatial design at Aalto University. After his study in Finland, he had worked at a few design studios in Helsinki and Milan. Studio Arihiro Miyake opened in 2004, allowing him to investigate multiple areas including interior, product and lighting design.
Today, the studio works with many of internationally renowned companies like MOOOI (Netherlands) and NEMO LIGHTING (Italy) and his works can be seen as the Permanent Collection at Design Museums on the world.
1993.03 BA / Kobe Design University (KDU) / Japan, Industrial Design Department
2002.12 MA / Aalto University of Art and Design, Helsinki / Finland, Furniture and Spatial Design Department
1999.04~ Interior Designer for Potomack Co.Ltd.(Japan)
2000.10~2002.08 Assistant Designer for Ilkka Suppanen (Finland)
2002.03~Exhibition Architect for Japan Finland Design Association(JFDA)
2002.04~2003.04 Union Design Foundation Fellowship Designer(Japan)
2002.09~2004.09 Assistant Designer for Yrjo Wiherheimo
2003.09~ Supervisor at MA program in Furniture and Spatial Design at Aalto University
2004.09~ Established Studio Arihiro Miyake in Helsinki