Staff

Tamotsu Matsumoto (President)

Tamotsu Matsumoto

Education and career

Born in 1952. Graduated from Tohoku Institute of Technology, Industrial design department.Founded FORM limited corporations in 1984.Renamed to FORM Co.,Ltd in 2003. Currently he is a representative and Executive Designer of the company. Founded a subsidiary company" FORM Shanghai Co., Ltd" in 2011. President & Executive Designer of FORM Shanghai Co.,Ltd.


While taking a role as a manager of company, he works as an interlocking instructor at Tohoku Institute of Technology Industrial design department, design instructor at Nihon University College of Art,part-time instructor at Nagaoka Institute of Design product design department. Other than that, he gives numerous lectures of design and design development. Fellow of Japan Industrial Designers' Association(JIDA), Japan Institute of Design Promotion, Chiba design network, Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan, Japanese Society for The Science of Design(JSSD),Japan Ergonomics Society and SEKEI Club.



Recent nominated awards

Oct.2004
Good Design Award from Japan Institute of Design Promotion
(Carry bag for Pet, Private Brand product)
Oct.2004
Osaka Good Design Award from Japan Institute of Design Promotion
(Carry bag for Pet, Private Brand product)
Nov.2004
Pre Good Design Award in Tokyo Design Market
Sep.2006
Good Design Award from Japan Institute of Design Promotion (Ryohin Keikaku Co.,Ltd.:Joint tap and extension code)
Sep.2007
Good Design Award from Japan Institute of Design Promotion
(FORM Co.,Ltd.:Motorcycle mount type mail delivery box and IC tag wristband)
Sep.2007
Good Design Award from Japan Institute of Design Promotion
(OXO International Inc.:POP Container)
Oct. 2007
Osaka Good Design Award from Japan Institute of Design Promotion
(OXO International Inc.:POP Container)
Jan. 2008
Quick and Simple Best New Product Awards 2008, Good Housekeeping in United States (OXO International Inc.:POP Container)
Feb. 2008
IF universal design of universal design award 08 in Hannover,Germany (OXO International Inc.:POP Container)
Mar. 2008
Red dot Design Award 08 in Essen, Germany (OXO International Inc.:POP Container)
Jul. 2008
International Design Excellence Award 08-Bronze from Industrial Designers Society of America in United States (OXO International Inc.:POP Container)
Feb. 2009
Best in Kitchenware and Barware of Houseware Design Award in United States    (OXO International Inc.:POP Container Softworks)
Feb. 2009
Best of Best-Bronze in Kitchenware and Barware of Houseware Design Award in United States (OXO International Inc.:POP Container Softworks)
  
Nov. 2010
Good Design Award from Japan Institute of Design Promotion (Mitsubishi Rayon Cleansui Co.,Ltd.:CP002 Compact Pitcher)