Porro - Nao Tamura

Nao Tamura

Nao Tamura is a designer in the most modern terms, global in her insights and execution. Her talents cross-over cultures, languages, disciplines, concepts, and styles with consistency of smart thinking always at the heart of her work. As a product of Tokyo and New York City creative communities, her solutions have an uncanny ability to find that emotional connection which the industry status-quo often insists upon. Her unique solutions are more than simply design and possess a rare balance of innovation and beauty. Collaborating with renowned design companies over the years, in 2024 Tamura made her debut with Porro, introducing the Origata bench and consolle. A project that narrates the values shared by the designer and the brand: cultural identity, internationality and propensity for the future, combining simple gestures and aesthetic simplification. Nao Tamura has also received a number of prestigious awards including: IF Design Award, the Good Design Award, The One Show, and Industrial Design Excellence Awards, among others. In addition to her design achievements, she has been invited to share her insights and experiences at renowned forums and events such as TED TALK, Salone Del Mobile, and the University of Milan. Her talks reflect her unique understanding of design's role in shaping culture and industry, inspiring audiences around the world.

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