IDPA Japan Design Award


Nao Taniyama


After graduating from the Department of Spatial Design at Musashino Art University, Nao worked as a Lead Designer at Super Potato for 13 years before establishing NAO Taniyama & Associates in 2011. Nao is involved with luxury hotel, restaurant, and residential projects in Japan and abroad.  He approaches design from multiple perspectives without being bound to a specific context such as Classicism or Modernism, and pursuing design that universally touches people's emotions.
1973 Born in Nagoya, Japan   Graduated from Musashino Art University, Department of Spatial Design
1997 - 2010 Joined Super Potato Co.
2011 Established NAO Taniyama & Associates Inc.
■Representative works
Dominique Bouchet
Grand Hyatt Tokyo
Hilton Tokyo TSUNOHAZU
Grand Hyatt Manila
Ruby jacks