Yurii Kasao is a Japanese designer. She creates products with a greater sense of cultural refinement. Yurii’s work blends both traditional and modern materials, techniques and aesthetics. This design approach provides new satisfaction and greater sensitivity to users.
Yurii holds a bachelor’s degree from the Tama Art University and a master’s degree from the Royal College of Art. After her study in London, she joined the Yamaha Design Laboratory. She designs acoustic, electronic musical instruments and audio devices in Yamaha.
January 2020 Designer at Yamaha Corporation (Tokyo, Japan)
July  2016 Designer at Yamaha Corporation (Hamamatsu, Japan)
January - April 2016 Intern at takram (Tokyo, Japan)
October- November 2015 Intern at t.n.a. design studio (London, UK)
July - September 2009 Intern at Nike Design Studio (Tokyo, Japan)
July 2015 Royal College of Art (London, UK) -  Master of Arts in Design Products
March 2010 Tama Art University (Tokyo, Japan) - BA in Product Design / Bachelor of Fine Arts 
2019 Ventura Centrale, Milan Italy
2017 MUNICH FABRIC START, Munich Germany
2017 6th Future Fabrics Expo, London UK
2016 ACTIVE CREATORS, Tokyo Japan
2016 The Schaudepot Lab, Vitra Design Museum,  Germany
2016 NEW MATERIALS>NEW DESIGN, SaloneSatellite, Milan Italy
2015 SustainRCA Show & Awards
2015 Graduate Exhibition, Royal College of Art, London UK
2015 Work in Progress Show, Royal College of Art, London UK
2014 Work in Progress Show, Royal College of Art, London UK
2010 Exhibition ‘AGENT’, CALENDER CAFE, Yokohama Japan
2010 Graduation Works Exhibition 2010, Tokyo Japan
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