Designer Fumie Shibata
Fumie Shibata is a Tokyo-based designer with a reputation for soft and elaborate beauty of form.
She is active in the field of product design being involved in things like the overall design direction of capsule hotels and consulting on new material development with chemical manufacturers, including a wide range of product designs such as daily necessities, household appliances, furniture, lighting equipment, and medical robots.
She has received many awards including the G Mark Gold Prize, iF Gold Prize, Mainichi Design Award, Asia Design Award Grand Prize, Culture Special Award, and Gold Prize.
She served as the chairperson of the G Mark Jury from 2018-2019.
She is currently a professor at Musashino Art University.