Yuri Masaki is a Japanese glass designer she was president of the Masaki Glass and Art Studio.
Her work was included in 1987 and 1990 ‘Glass in Japan,’ Tokyo and 1991 (V) Triennale of the Japan Glass Arts Craft Association, Heller Gallery New York. Her work was subject of exhibitions at 1988 Senbikiyia Gallery Tokyo. 1987 Glass Plaza, Osaka. 1986 – 1988 ‘Art of the Environment,’ touring Kyoto, and Osaka. She won the grand prize at the 1988 Suntory Museum of Art Competition, Tokyo.
Available for sale from browngrotta arts, Masakazu Kobayashi, Sound Collage N99 (1999), Silk, rayon and aluminum, 55 × 115 × 5 in Masakazu Kobayashi is a Japanese textile designer. He studied at the University of Arts, Kyoto, Japan. Between 1966 and 1975, he worked as a textile designer for Kawashima.
Sori Yanagi (1915-2011) was an industrial designer from Japan. Although previously trained as a fine artist and worked in an architectural studio, Yanagi went on to study industrial design in 1947. In 1952, he opened his design studio in Tokyo, the Yanagi Design Institute. He attracted attention with his award-winning Nippon Columbia record player.