Kai Takeshima is a Japanese-Canadian furniture designer and maker based in Montreal, Canada. He grew up in North Vancouver, Canada before setting off to Tokyo, Japan where he worked as a photographer’s assistant. After spending a few years in Tokyo, he moved to Montreal and began learning about woodworking and design.

In pursuit of widening the scope of his projects, he is currently learning about web development and UX.


  • ICFF Studio 2019 Shortlist
  • IDS Toronto 2019 Prototype