Teruhiro Yanagihara was born in 1976 in Kagawa Japan. After graduating from Osaka University of Art in 1999, he started to work independently and established his own company in Osaka in 2002, since 2011 based in Kyoto.
He has been working in various fields, from interior and product design to creative direction and branding for Japanese and international clients, such as Offecct (Sw), Pallucco (It), Sergio Rossi (It), Less Is More/ LIM Group (Jp), Kimura Glass (Jp), and many others.
In 2011, TeruhiroYanagihara initiated the scheme TERUHIRO YANAGIHARA/bespoke, a label for exclusive, bespoke projects, created with the finest japanese artisans and manufacturers, that targets international collectors and galleries.
He was nominated Elle Decor Young Talent of the Year 2010. He is founding member of the yearly symposium Designeast and the creative director of the KARIMOKU NEW STANDARD brand.