Keiji Takeuchi was born in Fukuoka, Japan, in 1977. After having spent his youth in New Zealand, he graduated with a bachelor in product design in Auckland. In 1999, during his study, he moved to Paris for a scholarship study at ENSCI / Les Ateliers. In 2003 he returned to Japan and until 2005 he worked as a designer at Naoto Fukasawa Design ltd in Tokyo. In 2012 Takeuchi decided to set up a satellite office for Fukasawa in Milan. In late 2015 he established KEIJI TAKEUCHI SRL in Milan. He received the “Elle Decor young Japanese design talent award” in 2016. He also acted as a Juror for the Singapore Design Award 2017. In 2018 he started collaborating with Living Divani while he also works with various international brands such as Boffi, De Padova, Geiger / Herman Miller, Amorim, Antolini, Industry+ and others.
Keiji Takeuchi interview introducing Clivio daybed and Kiwi low table