Born in Kanagawa in 1975, Mr. Saito began his career in New York in 2000, after graduating from Columbia University with a Master of Science degree in Advanced Architectural Design (MSAAD). Since then, he has been active in creative work at the Arnell Group, and returned to Japan upon being selected for the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial event. He produces three-dimensional and interactive works in the commercial art field, which are also based on the firm grounding in logical thought that he cultivated through architecture.
Mr. Saito has won numerous international awards in the last few years. He currently serves as Director of Rhizomatiks Co., Ltd., while also lecturing part-time at the Department of Architecture in the Faculty of Science and Technology at Tokyo University of Science. He was jury member at D&AD 2013, Cannes Lions 2014 and Good Design Award 2015. He was also Theatre Space Director of the Japanese Pavillion at Expo Milano and Media Art Director at Roppongi Art Night 2015.