Born in Yokohama in 1943. As a leading Japanese designer, Uchida has engaged in diverse design projects worldwide from architectural interior, furniture and industrial design to urban planning. His major works are a series of boutiques for Yohji Yamamoto, the Hotel Il Palazzo in Fukuoka, the Kobe Fashion Museum, the tea rooms 'Ji-an, San, Gyo-an,' the Mojiko Hotel, AVIAMO series for Fujitsu General, the Oriental Hotel Hiroshima, the Kobe Fashion Museum. His works are held in permanent collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Conran Foundation and others.
Shigeru Uschida passed away in 2016.
Ji-an, San, Gyo-an tea rooms
U Atelier residence
Miwa Yugawara Hotel
Sakuragaoka tea room