Tatsuya Matsui developed with his own company humanoid robots, including “Posy” and “Palette” And has exhibited his work at numerous art institutes and special festivals including the Venice Biennale, New York’s Museum of Modern Art, as well as the Museum of Decorative Arts inside the Louvre. Matsui handled the complete branding for STARFLYER Airline, which was selected as one of the best one hundred companies in Japan in 2007. He is teaching at Waseda University since 2002. In 2007, he became a member of the (GOOD DESIGN, G-Mark) examination committee of the Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization.
In addition to robot design, Matsui's works include architectural design for Hokuriku Bank Tokyo Shibuya Branch and Dunhill Ginza store, interior design for National Museum of Science and Technology Leonard da Vinci, as well as total branding design for Star Flyer Inc., starting with design for their airplane, lounge and products and extending to their corporate identity planning.
Tatsuya Matsui was born in Tokyo in 1969. He graduated from Nihon University College of Art and then received an MA from École Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle in Paris.
After working at Tange Associates, Urbanists and Architects, and the Japan Science and Technology Corporation as a researcher, he established Flower Robotics, Inc. In 2000; he received the “GOOD DESIGN Award” for designing the humanoid robots “Sig” and “Pino.”
He has taught at Waseda University since 2002.
You will have the opportunity to meet Palette – our new ‘live model’ – at the MAD Gallery.
For more information about Tatsuya Matsui, please visit www.flower-robotics.com