Executive Director of VIA




VIA Gallery

120, avenue Ledru Rollin
75011 Paris
Metro : Gare de Lyon / Ledru Rollin

Opening :

monday-friday : 9.30am – 6.30pm

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Hiro-Hiko KAMIYA

Contact : 126, rue de Tolbiac 75013 Paris - France

Project Assistance : 2002
environmental designer, interior architect

Born 12 May 1967, Yokohama, Japan.

Resident in France since 1987.
Tax status: liberal profession.

- CESEC (certificate of higher studies) from the Ecole Camondo.
Cum laude.
Interior architecture & environment products
- 1990/1995
Ecole Camondo, Paris.


- Visual communication (logo, publicity panel...) for the opening of NU LAND, a traditional Japanese public bath, Kamata, Tokyo.
- "Rainbow 2000" art festival on Mount Fuji, Japan. Exhibition of plastic objects, independent production.
- Salon d’Art Contemporain, Montrouge. Exhibition of "Working Yeuda: furniture unit "
- Scenography for open-air group exhibition at place d’Italie, Paris 13.
- "Eskimaite" exhibition grouping architects, designers & photographers.
- "Auto-Therapeute" exhibition of furniture & images, Galerie Arcima, Paris.
- Construction of "Palitoluko" : 9m2 workshop-house in aluminium, demountable & transportable.

- "Puces de l’Art", Belleville, Paris 20: exhibition of a collection of 100 light fittings. Participation in several competitions :
- "Kyoto en 2100 ?":architecture & urbanism competition staged by the city of Kyoto.
- "Jeunes createurs, à vous de voir": spectacle frames design competition staged by Lunetiers du Jura & APCI. Project exhibited at SILMO opticians salon, Paris.
- Agora scholarship award, "New Designer software system" project short-listed among 5 finalists.
- Making of several animation films in 3D : "L’Oeuf et Lyo", "Designer Villa Palitoluko", "Ikulo, architecture vivante", "Maison Radioactive"

- "Artoide cyber-culture" festival of contemporary art, at Nîmes: animation films, furniture, architectural projects, presentation of CD-ROM.
- Layout for exhibition of a designer and a florist, Viaduc des arts, Galerie SEMAEST, Paris.
- "LUCIOLE" and "CRIQUET" lamps made in series.
- "Marché Foire de l’Odeon" salon, exhibition of accessories: "Animales" & "Mutation organique", in heat-moulded & moulded plastic

- Presentation of projects for virtual architecture & furniture at Paris furniture fair with Beflux multimedia company, http//
- "Marché Foire de l’Odeon" salon, exhibition of light fittings, Paris.
- Creation of "BULDANG version 1" experimental furniture, flexible seat in coloured polypropylene
- Project head for DISNEYLAND Paris: scenography for "Honey, I’ve shrunk the public" attraction. Re-modellling of truck, attractions, furniture, visual imagery (Les productions de la Seine agency).
- Scenography of exhibition at Musée CHRISTOFLE: design & synthesis imagery, (Les productions de la Seine agency).
- Synthesis imagery for architecture competition : auditorium of Sarajevo, (Blond & Roux, architects).
- Workshop Déco professional trade fair: exhibition of "CIGALE" lamp.
- Maison et Objet: salon, exhibition of "CIGALE" lamp
- Design of signage for AEROSPATIAL MATRA, Blagnac & Saint-Martin plants, (MTDS Design Strategy agency).

- Design of AVATAR HIRO X furniture-garment (navigation tool for the Internet) created for the opening of "SPACES 99" virtual world, presented by NEW-TERRITORIES (association headed by architect François ROCHE).
This project was experimented at the PURPLE INSTITUTE.
- Short-listed among 10 finalists in the "Exercice de style" competition held by APCI.
Project presented at NOW, "Maison et objet" salon (January 2001)
- "Marché Foire de l’Odeon", exhibition of "Origami light": a series of ’insect’ lights; CIGALE & EPHEMERE.
- Creation of "EBO" lamp in the series "ORIGAMI LIGHT"
- Re-design of spaces & signage for new head office of RTL GROUP (radio & TV) in Luxembourg. (museum, lobby, reception, totem), MTDS Design agency.
- Creation "BULDANG version 2" experimental furniture, malleable seat in lycra & polystyrene.

- Design submission for EDF-GDF reception counters, MTDS Design agency.
- Design submission for Centre-Auto boutiques & garage, MTDS Design agency.
- "Marché Foire de l’Odeon" salon, exhibition of "Poisson d’avril" light objects.
- Selection of "BULDANG version 2" for VIA Permanent Call award, 2002.

seat Buldang
© Fillioux&Fillioux

furniture-garment (for free web-browsing) Avatar

scenography at musée Christofle Un rêve de Nabab

lamp or wall fitting Origami lght Cigale

Exercice de style

chair Lam-chair

sun glasses

blinking light brooch Poisson d'avril