Satomi Minoshima is a Japanese designer based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Her design process is focused on concept making based on design research inspired by materials, color, history, production processes which are already existing within the content. She comes from a graphic design background, therefore her approach combines visual communication between the 2-dimensional graphical world and the 3-dimensional material world to make the concepts materialized such as products, art pieces, Installations, Illustrations, books.









2019- present     Design studio Satomi Minoshima

2018- present     Freelancer at Lex Pott
2015-2019           B.A. Design Academy Eindhoven, Department of Man & Activity
                            Graduated Cum Laude
2018                    Intern at Lex Pott, Rotterdam

2017                    Intern at we+, Tokyo

2012-2014           Graphic designer at Stationery company MARK’S inc., Tokyo

2008-2012           B.A. Musashino Art University,

                            Department of Science of Design, Tokyo

1989                    Born in Kanagawa, Japan


2021            TOYO SEIKAN INNOVATION CHALLENGE, first place
2019            Nomination Melkweg prize

2018            Nominated for the Ontwerpwedstrijd Cor Unum Design Contest  

2012            Tokyo Midtown Award 2012



2021           Pola Art Foundation, JP
2019           FORMAT 2019, Z33, BL


Feb 2021      re-FORMAT, Z33, BL
Mar 2020      The Circle, Dutch Invertuals, Kazerne, Eindhoven, NL
Feb 2020      OBJECT Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL

Jan 2020       Alert Objects, Gallery VARTAI, Vilnius, LT

Oct 2019       The Circle, Dutch Invertuals, NL

Sep 2019      TALENT INVASION, Tassenmuseum,NL

Oct 2018       Clay Stories, Ceramic Minor, Dutch Design Week 2018, NL