After completing an architecture study the designer Satoshi Umeno worked on various urban development and interior projects. In 2003 he founded his own designstudio UNEMODESIGN based in Tokyo. He works within a wide spectrum of design areas like interior, fashion, web, graphic design and packaging. He received various prizes in Japan and abroad.
The most recent Awards were, among others, in 2019 a German Design Award and the IF Design Award for his brand ZERO. In 2018 he received a German Design Award and in 2016 the Golden Pin Design Award of Taiwan for his brand LASSO. In 2017 he received the Japanese Good Design Award for his brand PERCENT, which also includes the “armcovers”.