Kensaku Oshiro was born on Okinawa Island, Japan, in 1977.
After gaining a Master’s degree in Industrial Design at the Scuola Politecnica di Design in Milan in 1999, he began working with various studios until 2004, when he joined the design team at Lissoni Associati where he worked until mid-2012.
In June 2012, Kensaku moved to London to join BarberOsgerby studio.
In June 2015, Kensaku established his own studio in Milan.
He collaborated in developing numerous projects with world leading companies and brands, especially dealing with furniture and product design.
Kensaku Oshiro works with Boffi, DePadova, Glas Italia, Kristalia, Ligne Roset, Muji, Poltrona Frau, Viccarbe and Zanotta. He has obtained diverse prestigious international awards such as the M&O Paris Rising Talent Award 2018, the EDIDA Young Designer Talent by Japan Edition 2016.
In 2017 he launched his own brand OSHIRO as a personal research project.