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Takahide Sano

Studio Sano

Viale Francia 55/57
20036 Meda
Italy

T: +39-0362-1820240
F: +39-0362-1820239

http://www.studiosano.it/
info@studiosano.com

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Biography

Takahide Sano was born in Tokyo (J) on 06/02/1958. After taking his certificate in Industrial Design (1976), he worked at Toshiba Design Center (1976-1988) specializing in audio-video and TV design both for Japanese and overseas market.In 1988 he came to

Italy and started working as a free-lance designer. In 1988-1989 he worked at Studio Bonetto and since then heco-operates with the artist-designer Marcello Morandini. In 1990 he founded his own design studio, Studio SANO. Beside the activity of industria

l designer, since 1980 he's been cooperating with Art Gallery Unac Tokyo, for which he still designs settings for museum exhibitions in different countries in the world. During the period 1996-2001 he joined the staff of Rai2 - TV Programme "Quelli che il

calcio" as resident guest. In 2002 he has been the creative director of Samp - Pesaro" From 2001 to 2004 he has been the creative director of M.O.D.I.A. Design: he developed for Honda new concepts and relevant prototypes in scale 1:1 of scooters, alterna

tive vehicles, mini-cars. Since the beginning of Studio Sano activity he designed a wide range of products for Italian and foreign manufacturers, among which: - AGFA, Alfi, Brother, Epson, Honda R & D Europe, Seiko, Seiwa, Toshiba lightech, WMF - Antonio

Merloni, Ad Hoc, Candy, Covo, Curvet, De' Longhi, Enerservice, FDV, Key Automation, Keymat Industrie, Luxit, Mandelli, Metra, M.O.D.I.A., Sidac, Sottsass Associati, Stayer, Telme, Tenacta Group, Titanbagno, TVS