Born 1976 in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. After working as an in-house designer for a consumer electronics manufacturer, he opened JIN KURAMOTO STUDIO in Meguro, Tokyo in 2008. He designs all kinds of products such as furniture, home appliances, eyeware, and automobiles with the belief that the form of things each tell a different story. He values the process of repeat trial and error, touching materials, listening to their voice, prototyping in a studio full of inspiration, and making positive accidents. His work has won a lot of international awards, including the Red Dot Award, Good Design award, and the iF Product Design Award and he is a member of the jury for the Good Design Award 2015-2021.