Home ware designer whose work reflects a search for designs that connect all manner of things in a gentle, pleasant way. Born 1974 in Hiroshima. Graduated from Hiroshima Institute of Technology Faculty of Environmental Studies Department of Environmental Design in 1997. Established 'msg.' in 1999 after working for a time in architecture and graphic design firms. Moved to Tokyo in 2004 and renamed the company 'Oji & Design'.