Judging Panel
GK Design Group Inc.

After completed the master course of the postgraduate Design School of the Tokyo University of the Arts, Mr. Tanaka joined GK Industrial Design Associates, Inc. in 1983, and served as the President of GK Design Group Inc. in 2007. He is currently the CEO of GK Design Group Inc., and the President of Japan Industrial Designer's Association, Good Design Fellow of the Japan Institute of Design Promotion, Regional Advisor of the World Design Organization(WDO) and with different titles in different associations. Other than the Member of the Study Group on the Relation between Industrial Competitiveness and Design, The Japan Patent Office [JPO] of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry [METI] (2017-2018), Mr. Tanaka is also a juror member of different international design awards.