Born in Toyama Prefecture in 1976. After working in a casting manufacturer and a design firm, he joined FUTAGAMI Co., Ltd., where he learned the manufacturing and design of casted brass products. In 2011, he founded BLOCK DESIGN and in 2016 renamed it as [Design ノ yamazakiyoshiki].
“Because I worked in manufacturing and design, I value what can be perceived in the work site of every manufacturer.”
Besides assisting in brand-building of many Japanese handicrafts, he operates his own brand [nanigashi]. From various directions, he collaborates with many makers to nurture and help their brands grow.