Keiji Takeuchi

Born in Fukuoka, Japan in 1977, Milan-based Keiji Takeuchi spent most of his youth in New Zealand where he graduated with a bachelor in product design. In 1999 during his study he also moved to Paris for his scholar study at ENSCI / Les Ateliers.
In 2005 he entered Naoto Fukasawa Design ltd. After working for Fukasawa in Tokyo for 7 years, Takeuchi moved to Milan and set up Fukasawa’s European satellite office.
In 2014, Takeuchi started freelancing in addition to working for Fukasawa. During the same year, Takeuchi was selected by Giulio Cappellini as one of upcoming designers and in 2015 Cappellini invited Takeuchi to work on an installation project for an Italian natural stone company: Antolini at KBIS Las Vegas. Later in the year, Takeuchi established KEIJI TAKEUCHI SRLS in Milan.
In 2019, Takeuchi was invited by Fiskars Village Art & Design Biennale and its design curator Jasper Morrison to participae " Social seating" project amongst 18 designers of his choice.
Today Takeuchi is collaborating with various international brands such as Boffi, De Padova, Living Divani, Geiger / Hermanmiller, Ligne Roset, Cruso, Ichendorf, e'interiors and others.