3 tips for developing a better design outlook

Tokyo-based designer Oki Sato is a self-confessed design addict who works on hundreds of projects at any given time. The popular creative and chief designer at nendo studio rarely makes public appearances, but ahead of his next scheduled appearance at the opening ceremony for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games, he took the time to speak at the Golden Pin Design Awards at the start of the month.

Billed as the lead speaker, this was a unique opportunity to see a talk from the reclusive Oki Sato. "As I human I might not function that well," he confesses, "but I'm an excellent designer."

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Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.