Kenzo is a Los Angeles-born, Sacramento-raised, Providence-trained, Dallas-based graphic designer and creative.
As a freelance designer, Kenzo has projects in layout design, brand design, interface design, package design, and general graphic design. He works with clients in the United States and Japan, including Type-A-iD
, the Center for Political Accountability
, Makoto Taiko
, and Umami United
. He is currently a design intern at Akashi-Kama,
and a graphic designer at Caltech
for the Lunar Trailblazer
mission. Kenzo's studies include a bachelor's degree from Brown University, and additional coursework at Rhode Island School of Design and ArtCenter College of Design.
As a Japanese/Okinawan-American, Kenzo is inspired by the principle of wabi-sabi
—a worldview that seeks to highlight the beauty in transience and imperfection. Between this perspective and his background as a planetary scientist, Kenzo combines sustainable practices with design that honors the inherent qualities of a brand or material.Let's work together!