Yu Ito is a Japanese furniture & industrial designer based in California. He designs objects for changing spaces as well as objects that adapt to a particular setting. His goal is to create solutions that trigger discovery, awareness, and action in people’s everyday life. He holds BFA in Industrial Design from Rhode Island School of Design and has worked on various projects in Japan, USA, and Spain.


Highball Studio, Santa Cruz, CA
TAXA Outdoors, Houston, TX
Google X, Mountain View, CA
Kitty Hawk, Mountain View, CA
Observatory Design Studio, Providence, RI
Hiroshi Tsunoda Design, Barcelona, Spain
Hikari Furniture, Tokyo, Japan
Formabilio, Italy


Got a design problem to be solved? Please feel free to reach Ito at yuito.design@gmail.com
Currently looking for an industrial designer role in the contract furniture industry.