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TEAM

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Kenji Muro

Managing Executive Officer, Asia Pacific President, Design Director

He was in charge of the master design (including full business support) for the entire renovation of the HAN GUANG DEPARTMENT STORE in Beijing. Since 2016 he has been in charge of designing as well as providing leasing services for the Kuala Lumpur Quarza Mall. He also has experience in hospitality with projects such as the Dalian Shangri-la Hotel and the JEN Hotel in Shenyang for which he did the concept and schematic designs.


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Christopher Brooks

Executive Officer, New Business Division General Manager, Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Master in Architecture

He has experience in retail, office and residential design in the United States, Japan and Asia. Some of his projects are the restaurant ADD in Marco Polo Hotel Hong Kong, DECKERS JAPAN Headquarters and the Bandai Namco Studios Headquarters. The project "adidas Japan Headquarters Office & Showroom" won the Asia Pacific Property Awards 2015.


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Akira Kajiwara

Executive Officer, GARDE China President, Design Director

He is specialized in design planning for large-scale department stores and shopping centers and also has experience in fashion luxury spaces. He was responsible for the renovation of the Umeda Hankyu Department Flagship Store which was awarded the Asia Pacific Property Award. He is currently involved in the supervision of residential projects. Since 2016 he has been focusing his activities in China were he gives conferences sharing his know-how with department stores and shopping centers owners.


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Wataru Ishikawa

International Design Division Managing Director, Senior Director, First Class Registered Architect

He joined GARDE after working in Italy. In 2014 he made a success of the renewal of the Doota! shopping center in Seoul for which he was design director. Some of his projects since 2015 include Barneys New York in Roppongi and Hyundai City Outlets Dongdaemun in South Korea. In 2016 he designed the office of the world famous video game creator Hideo Kojima.


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Yukio Ishiyama

GARDE Italy President, Chief Architect, Certified Architect in Italy

One of his projects, the Emporium concept shop in Baku (Azerbaijan), won the Best Retail Interior in the International Property Awards in 2011. He is responsible for the design of brand stores in Milan and interior design for restaurants. In 2014, he was responsible for the project SUSHI B, a Japanese restaurant with fusion cuisine located in Brera district, the heart of Milan.


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Masayasu Suzuki

Vice President, GARDE U.S.A, Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA)

He joined GARDE after working as a Creative Director for the construction of the Universal Studios in Japan. He is specialized in theme parks and residential projects. He has been responsible for several projects in Japan, US and South-East Asia such as 40/40 Club Jay Z in Macao and the Far East Department Store in Taiwan.


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Soichiro Matsuda

International Design Division, Senior Designer

Registered Architect, Interior Planner
In 2005, he was responsible for the execution of the Barneys New York in Ginza as well as the renovation of the Barneys New York in Kobe, Fukuoka, Shinjuku and Yokohama, contributing to Barneys' space design. He is an interior designer with an extensive experience in retail and residential design like the Brillia Tower Meguro for which he did the public spaces in 2014. In 2015 he was also in charge of the ACQUA GRAZIE bridal.


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Yoshikuni Onodera

International Design Division, Senior Designer

He specializes in shared spaces environment design, exterior and facade design of shopping centers and department stores. Starting mainly from projects in Shanghai he now extended his activities on the Chinese territory. In 2016 he was in charge of the environment design for the Food Paradise food court in Shanghai, several Joy City shopping centers and the Sunshine Paradise Fuzhou shopping center. In 2017 he came back to Tokyo and has been working on large scales projects since then.


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Masashi Kagawa

International Design, Senior Director

In charge of the design direction for the Candeo Hotels, he also specializes in business supervision and the production of projects related to shopping centers. Lately he has been coordinating famous designers to take part in residential projects such as Yabu Pushelberg for the SKYZ TOWER & GARDEN project and Alan Chan for BAYZ TOWER & GARDEN.


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Yutaka Yamamoto

Asia Pacific Division, Hong Kong Office, Chief Designer (currently working from Tokyo)

He was responsible for the design and supervision of four floors (2F~6F) during the renewal of the Hankyu Department Store Umeda Main Store. He has experience designing large-scale shopping centers such as Mitsukoshi Ginza where he designed the 3rd and 4th floors. In 2014, he was responsible for the overall concept design of the shopping center Doota! in Seoul.


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Masahito Kamekawa

Asia Pacific Division, Hong Kong Office, Chief Designer

He is specialized in the design of large-scale shopping centers and amenity spaces. He was responsible for the schematic design and environmental design of the Hankyu Department Store Umeda Main Store in Japan. Involved in several large scale projects in China his Joy Yard project was awarded the Asia Pacific Property Awards in 2015. His achievements in China also include Joy City Shanghai which opened in 2016 and the China Resources Dreamport Beijing planned for opening in 2017.


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Shunji Sakuta

Core Business, Brand Division, Chief Architect

Mainly responsible for overseas luxury brand stores, he worked as a local architect for the BALMAIN and VALENTINO shops in Omotesando Hills as well as GUCCI shops in the Hankyu Department Store Umeda Main Store and Isetan Shinjuku store in 2016. He was Chief Design Architect for the JIMMY CHOO store in Kobe.


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Toru Yokomatsu

Core Business, Brand Division, Chief Architect

He has worked as local architect for several projects, such as the DOLCE & GABBANA store in Osaka Midousuji and the BOTTEGA VENETA store in Ginza. From 2007 to 2010, he worked on the re-branding and material development of the store concept for the TASAKI store Ginza and also worked on the full design of the Tokyo Midtown store.


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Kyoko Takano

Core Business, Brand Division, Chief Architect

She works as a local architect for luxury brand stores and in-shop stores inside department stores, such as SEE BY CHLOÉ. She also designs large-scale boutiques, such as the SAINT LAURENT store in Omotesando. In 2016 she worked as a local architect for the BOTTEGA VENETA store in Kobe.


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Keikoku Takei

Asia Pacific division, Hong Kong Office, Chief Designer

He studied interior design in the United States and acquired experience in projects from shopping centers to F&B and hospitality. These last years he has been working from Hong Kong and taking part in several projects within Asia like the VIP lounge and office club house of commercial facilities in Guangzhou, China, the Marina Bay Sands' food court Rasapura Masters in Singapore , the Jaya Grocer's food court and the Quarza Mall shopping center both in Malaysia.


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Arata Saito

Asia Pacific division, Hong Kong Office, Chief Designer, First Class Registered Architect

After taking part in the renewal of the TASAKI store in Ginza he became a member of the Asia Pacific Division and started working from GARDE Hong Kong office. From here on he worked on the VIP area for K11 in Guangzhou, China and was in charge of designing the Xi'an InCity shopping mall which was awarded the Asia Pacific Property Award 2017-2018. He was also in charge of designing the Shuiwan 1979 Shenzhen Trade Center in China.


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Miho Okubo

Core Business, Brand Division, Interior Designer, NCIDQ (National Council for Interior Design Qualification)

As a local architect, she has been responsible for several luxury brand stores becoming the point of contact of the brand in Japan. Some of her projects are DECKERS JAPAN G.K. Ebisu Showroom and UGG AUSTRALIA Flagship Store in Shibuya.


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Yuka Tsuchiya

Core Business, Brand Division, Chief Architect

She works as a local architect for many overseas brands. Some of her projects include the VALENTINO store within the Kobe Daimaru Department Store, JIMMY CHOO stores in Mitsukoshi Ginza and the Matsuzakaya Nagoya Department Store as well as the DIESEL store in Fukuyama Sun Station.


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Masahiro Kato

Core Business, Brand Division, Architect

He is mainly involved in design projects for apparel and cosmetics brands. Some of his projects include the L'OCCITANE store at Atré Ueno, the GUERLAIN store of GINZA SIX and the HUNTER flagship store within the Tokyu Plaza Ginza. He also designed furniture for the KODERA TOMOKO exposition.


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Tomomi Narita

Core Business, Brand Division, Architect

After working several years in the United States as a designer she came back to Japan in 2016. After her return she worked as local architect for the La Perla stores of Aoyama and Ginza as well as UGG's Ginza flagship store.


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Yurika Shibue

Core Business, Brand Division, Architect

Since 2012 she has been the local architect responsible for GRAFF stores including the ones in the Isetan Shinjuku Store, Osaka Takashimaya Department Store and Hankyu Department Store Umeda Main Store. She also proposed the concept and environmental design for the ISETAN HANEDA STORES LADIES in which she used her sensibility as a woman.


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Yukiyo Izuta

Core Business, Brand Division, Architect

After working on the environmental design of Mitsukoshi Ginza and the Hakata Hankyuu Department Store, she took part in several projects for an interior design company in Taiwan. After coming back to Japan she has been working on the BOUCHERON Omotesando store, and the Pomellato store within the Takashimaya Department Store Yokohama Store. She was in charge of the lululemon athletica store within GINZA SIX and now works as local architect for in shop and flagship stores of several brands.


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Hiroki Niimi

Core Business, Brand Division, Architect

He is involved in several projects from conception and CG renderings to planning and design. For GINZA SIX he was local architect for many brands including Giuseppe Zanotti, Manolo Blahnik and PERRIN. He also was in charge of the Christofle store in Aoyama.


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Izumi Ishikawa

Core Business, Brand Division, Architect

She has been involved in the creation of the graphic pattern for the original decoration design of the Tobu Department Store in Ikebukuro and Chifure Cosmetics store in Hiroshima. She has been also involved as local architect for the PANDORA Ginza flagship store and Omotesando store. Within GINZA SIX she was responsible for the execution of BALLY and 3.1Phillip Lim stores.


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Seiko Inoue

Asia Pacific Division, Hong Kong Office, Designer (currently working from Tokyo)

She worked in an architectural firm in Milan and took part in the development of the train station in Reggio Emilia, Italy. After coming back to Japan, she was responsible for the environmental design of Mitsukoshi Ginza and the Keio Department Store LaLaport Fujimi. In 2016 she took part in the Barneys New York Roppongi project and was responsible for the full concept design of the DAVINES store within Omotesando Hills.


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Maiko Tanaka

Core Business, Brand Division, Assistant Designer

Since 2016 she has been involved as local architect for GUCCI including the Women Hankyu Umeda and Isetan Shinjuku stores. She is also currently involved the renewal of the GUCCI Ginza store.


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Naoki Kita

Core Business, Brand Division, Assistant Designer

In 2016 he was part of the design team in charge of the DECKERS JAPAN's office and showroom. In the same year he also worked on the renovation of JIMMY CHOO Omotesando. In 2017 he was local architect for the DIESEL store in GINZA SIX as well as being the contact point for the brand in Japan.


CORPORATE PROFILE

Company Name
Garde Co., Ltd

Headquarters
5-2-1 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062, Japan

Founded
April 1985

Capital
JPY 80 million

Chairman
Katsunao Suzuki

President
Takeshi Fuwa

Employees
98

Member of
American Chamber of Commerce in Japan
French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan
Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan
British Chamber of Commerce in Japan
Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Italy
Overseas Fashion Brand Association
Taiwan Council of Shopping Centers

Register
First Degree Architect Office No. 45736
Special Construction License, Interior Finish, No.83715 in Japan




OFFICES

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HISTORY

1985 Apr
Established GARDE 21 in Tokyo

1990 Sep
Opened Osaka Office

1991 Jul
Started publishing “Tensojouhou”, a specialized book on interior design trends in Japan

1995
The company name changed from Garde 21 to GARDE U・S・P

1995 May
Established G.H.A. Design Co., Ltd. in Tokyo

1997 Jun
Opened Design Office in Milan

1997 Sep
Opened Design Office in New York

1998 May
Won the Visual Merchandising and Store Design (VM+SD) award for International Store Interior Design

1999 Apr
Established GARDE USA

2001 Apr
Established GARDE Italy

2006 Sep
Opened Los Angeles Office

2009 Feb
Opened Paris Office

2009 Feb
Opened Singapore Office

2010 Apr
Won 3 awards for Best Interior Design at The Asia-Pacific Property Awards 2010 in association with Bloomberg Television

2011
Opened Hong Kong Office

2012
Won 2 awards for Best Interior Design at the Asia Pacific Property Awards 2011

2015
Won 3 awards for Best Interior Design at the Asia-Pacific Property Awards 2012 in association with Bloomberg Television