Naoto was born in Yamanashi, Japan, in1956. Graduated in art and 3D deign in 1980 by Tama art University, Naoto worked as a designer at Seiko-epson Corp until the 1988, and left his country to America in 1989. Eight years later he returned home.
In 2003 Fukasawa established his own studio “Naoto Fukasawa design” in Tokyo. In the same year he set up a new product brand ’±0’collaborating with toy company, ‘takara co., ltd’, and publisher ‘diamonds co.,ltd’, in the area of home electric appliances and sundry goods design. As head of design of this range of products, he was able to develop his ideas elaborated in past years workshops.
Naoto Fukasawa’s designs have won more than 50 design awards in Europe and America. His design includes wall mounted cd player, muji, and infobar, auKDDI. In his recent works, there are neon, auKDDI and twelve, issey miyake, seiko.