■ Projects

2017- Resort hotels, condominiums, office building, residence etc.(in progress)

2020  Hotel BIJIKO (Bibai) Interior and exterior lighting design

2020  Ski resort hotel and residence (Kutchan, Hokkaido) Landscape lighting design

2019  Ski resort condominium (Akaigawa) Facade and landscape lighting design

2019  BRANCH Sapporo Tsukisamu (Sapporo) Landscape lighting design 

2019  KDDI Evolva Sapporo Center Polaris_Sapporo (Sapporo) Lighting schematic design for an office building, Exterior/entrance

2018  Kamome Nursery School (Zenibako, Otaru) Lighting plan and supervision

2018  B Restaurant & Wine Bar (Tokyo) Lighting design of French restaurant

2018  The 69th Sapporo Snow Festival Odori 7-chome HBC Sweden Square (Sapporo) Lighting design and supervision

2017  FSMR (Hokkaido) Residential lighting

2017  Sapporo Sakura Beauty Clinic Asahikawa (Asahikawa) Interior lighting design for a clinic

2017  Katayama Tekken (Sapporo) Facade lighting

2017  KAGURA HongKong (HongKong) Interior lighting design for a restaurant, schematic design

2016  Sapporo Sakura Beauty Clinic (Sapporo) Interior lighting design for a clinic

2016  N Grande Building (Sapporo) Facade lighting of commercial building

2015  Escarpment Block 23 (Kutchan, Hokkaido) Resort villa

2015  Jinjayama House (Sapporo) Shop and residence

2015  Chalet Ivy Hotel Annex/ Existing building lighting renovation (Kutchan, Hokkaido) Facade and exterior lighting

2015  Car3219 Showroom (Sapporo) Car showroom

■ Lectures

2020  Architectural and Urban Space Studies, English Engineering Education Program, Hokkaido University (Sapporo)

2019  Sweden seminar with Fumi Hotta (Sapporo)

2019  "Lights in Cityscape" at Hokkaido University, School of Engineering, Course of Architecture  (Sapporo)

2019  Lunch seminar at AIX Architects (Stockholm, Sweden)

2018  "Natural light and lighting culture in northern countries" at Kyushu Sangyo University (Fukuoka)

2018  "Lights in Cityscape" at Hokkaido University, School of Engineering, Course of Architecture  (Sapporo)

2018  Hokkaido Sweden Society, about Sapporo Snow Festival Lighting (Sapporo)

2018  Fuji Women's University (Ishikari, Hokkaido)

2017  Hojskole Sapporo (Sapporo)

2016  Lecture at The Japan Institute of Architects Hokkaido Branch Residence Commitee (Sapporo)

2015  Special lecture at Hokkaido College of Art and Design (Sapporo, Japan)

2014  Lecture at "Enjoy lights in Sweden and Fika" event planning and seminar (Sapporo, Japan)

2013  Lectures at Louis Poulsen Japan/ JS Trading (Tokyo, Japan)

2013  Intensive course in lighting design, Hokkaido University of Education (Iwamizawa, Japan)

2012  Lecture for The Illuminating Engineering Institute of Japan Hokkaido Branch (Sapporo, Japan)

2012  Lecture at lighting seminar for Japan Industrial Designers’ Association (Tokyo, Japan)

2016  Sapporo Snow Sculpture Exhibition 2016, Light workshop head and lecturer (Sapporo)

2009  Winterlights in Telemark – “The Church” (Notodden, Norway)   Exterior lighting workshop with ice and snow

2007  Lights in Jordbro – "The Street"  (Jordbro, Sweden)  Exterior lighting workshop at KTH, streets and parks in a residential area
2007  Lights in Alingsås – “the Rock Face” (Alingsås, Sweden)  Exterior lighting workshop for rock face and forest

■ Articles

2020 Kindai Kenchiku (Modern Architecture) Jan. issue, BRANCH Sapporo Tsukisamu (credited as lighting designer)

2018 Ljuskultur (Sweden) 05/18 issue, Interviewed article

2018 Modern Living July issue, FSMR (credited as lighting designer)

2016 Hokkaido Shimbun, Art Kaleidoscope, 22 Jan

Also doing article writings for cultural exchange institutes between Japan and Sweden.


■ Exhibitions

2015  Sapporo Design Week 2015 "Unit of Life" exhibition (Sapporo, Japan)

2008  Light + Building (Frankfurt, Germany) Exhibition at KTH booth, Luminaire “Pirouette”

2005 & 2003  Akari Message (Tokyo, Japan)  Luminaire design for a luminaire exhibition

2002  Hearts of Illumi (Tokyo, Japan)  Luminaire design for a lighting event


While residing in Sweden, Kaori was mainly engaged in lighting design of exterior public spaces for clients from municipalities like City of Stockholm, but also worked with a broad range of projects, such as interior lighting and temporary light installations.


During the period at a lighting design firm in Tokyo she was engaged mainly in interior lighting design such as  brand stores, high-end hotels, condominiums, restaurants and beauty salons in Japan and other East Asian countries.



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