Born in Okinawa, Japan in 1977. Kensaku Oshiro is a graduate of the SPD (Scuola Politecnica de Design), Milan. After completing his studies in 1999, he worked with a number of design agencies. He has worked for Lissoni Associati Milano since 2004, also participating in numerous exhibitions and collaborating with a wide range of companies. He was awarded the Designreport prize at the Salone Satellite in 2006, along with the Elle Décoration prize in the category, 'Jeune designer de l'année'. He was also awarded the 'Red Dot Award 2008' and the 'iF Design Award 2009'.