Kensaku Oshiro was born in Okinawa, Japan, in 1977. He moved to Milan, Italy, in 1996.
After gaining a Master’s degree in Industrial Design at the Scuola Politecnica di Design in Milan in 1999, he began working with various studios until 2004, when he joined the design team at Lissoni Associati where he worked until mid-2012.
In June 2012, Kensaku moved to London to join BarberOsgerby studio, where he continues his career as a freelancer.
He has participated in numerous exhibitions and competitions and has obtained a range of prestigious international awards such as: Design Report Award (2006), Elle Décor France Design Award (2006), Red Dot Award (2008), IF Design Award (2009), Young & Design (2012), Cristalplant + Poliform Design Contest (2012) and Gandia Blasco Outdoor Design Contest (2012).