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Tomomi Sayuda

Tomomi Sayuda is Experience Design Director, Design Researcher acquired MA Design Products at Royal College of Art. She is a specialist for experience design, workshop facilitation, design realisation, community engagement – gained 10+ years in various design fields from exhibition to service design.

Currently working as a Design Researcher at DLX Design Lab at The University of Tokyo, Institute of Industrial Science, where she leads design research and citizen science projects such as OMNI – local participated ocean monitoring network.
Experience Design Direction experience for public museum project at Dubai, UAE. Consulting at FJORD including workshop facilitations for the world leading organisations, international projects in Germany, Ireland, Czech. Workshop design; Microsoft, UX Cambridge, Project lead; Fujifilm, KDDI, Mitsui Fudosan.

Her projects have been shown on the BBC, Channel 4, Frieze Art fair, ICFF New York.
Awarded as one of a 6 best young graduates in 2009 by Creative Review, 2021 Japan Media Art Festival, Entertainment division, Judge recommendation category.
Selected as a D&AD Digital Transformation category Judge in 2021.


左右田 智美

英国王立美術大学院(Royal College of Art)デザインプロダクト専攻修士課程修了。
世界的クリエイティブアワードD&AD 2021 Digital Transformation カテゴリーの審査員を務める。
2021年文化庁メディア芸術祭エンターテイメント部門 審査員会推薦作品選出。

メディアアーティスト/デザイナーとしてユーモアや精神性の変容をテーマに作品を発表。作品はBBCやThe Independent等に掲載。Frieze Art Fair, ICFF NY等に出展 。


2019  –  DLX Design Lab, The University of Tokyo,  Design Researcher, Tokyo

東京大学生産技術研究所 DLX デザインラボ 特任研究員, 東京

2019 BIOTOPE、Design Director, Tokyo

2018 Bascule inc. / 株式会社バスキュール、Experience Design Director, Tokyo

2016 gsm project, Interaction Design Director, Dubai

2016-2018 Science and Art Web Magazine Bound Baw, Writer

2015-2016 Fjord London, Interaction Designer, London

2014-2015 onedotzero, Designer, London

2009-2012 Kin design, Interactive Experience Designer, London

2006-2009  Freelance Web Designer, London

2005  Hitachi intermedix, Assistant Web designer, Tokyo

2004-2005  TV Asahi, Assistant Set Designer, Tokyo



2012-2014 MA Design Products, Royal College of Art, London

2006-2009 BA Graphic and Media Design, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

2003-2005 Industrial, furniture and craft design, Musashino Art University, Tokyo



March 2021 Judge recommendation Award,  Japan Media Art Festival, Entertainment division
2021年文化庁メディア芸術祭エンターテイメント部門 審査員会推薦作品選出

September 2014 Ideas Tap Graduate Award 2014 Digital Design – 1st Prize

September 2009 Creative Review one of the best graduates in the UK 2009

September 2009 NHK Digital studium weekly 4 selection by Yasuhiro Suzuki


March 2021 D&AD Judge on Digital Transformation category



2012-2014 Royal College of Art bursary

2012 UK Trade and Investment for ICFF New York

2010 UK Trade and Investment for Interior Lifestyle Tokyo

2010 UK Trade and Investment for ICFF New York

2003-2005 Musashino Art university Scholarship

2003-2005 Japan Ikuei-kai Scholarship



Summer 2013 Karkhana, Kathmandu, Nepal