Judging Panel
Director and Founder

NOSIGNER Representative, Evolution Thinking Thinker, Design strategist, Keio University Graduate School SDM (Associate Professor)



Tachikawa is the designer who created evolutionary thinking, looking at creativity from the perspective of biological evolution. He aims to revolutionize creativity in education by fostering revolutionaries to create a beautiful future across all sectors.


He continues to work toward a beautiful future through design (practice: social design) and fostering revolutionaries through creativity education based on nature itself (philosophy: evolution thinking).


He has gone beyond the realms of products, graphics, and architecture to create comprehensive strategies for countless next-generation energy, regional revitalization, and SDG related projects, and lead them all to success.


Winner of more than 100 awards worldwide, including the Good Design Gold Award (Japan) and DFA Design for Asia Grand Award (Hong Kong), he has also served as a judge for the Good Design Award, DIA (Design Intelligence Award), DFAA (Design for Asia Award), and WAF (World Architecture Festival). His main projects include OLIVE, Tokyo Bousai, PANDAID, YAMAMOTOYAMA, Yokohama DeNA BayStars, YOXO (Yokohama, Japan), and the concept for the OSAKA, KANSAI EXPO 2025.


He is the author of "Evolution Thinking" (Ama no Kaze, 2021) and "Design and Innovation - 50 ways to create the future" (Pi International, 2016).