Kouichi Okamoto
Born in 1970in Shizuoka, Japan. Released sound source work with Dutch techno label X-trax in 1997. Established Kyouei Design in 2006. With popular products such as ballon lamp and liquid bookmark, Kyouei Design products are now available in over 30 countries at design shops, stores and museums. He had a solo exhibition at Pola Annex Museum (Tokyo) in 2012 and has also exhibited and performed his works “musical table” and “lighting chair” at London’s V&A museum. He is active across genres from art and music to design.

Xavier Mañosa (apparatu)
Xavier Mañosa is a product designer from Barcelona. Established apparatu in Berlin. He works mainly with ceramics and also teaches in an architectural University in Columbia. He has collaborated with various artists and the works have been exhibited in London, Stockholm, Milano, Barcelona, and Tokyo. Recently he collaborated with Alex Trochut.