TERUO KUROSAKI is a Tokyo-based cultural luminary. In the 1980s, he opened the first furniture design store Idée, which quickly became Japan’s leading contemporary furniture design business, with many more shops to follow in Tokyo and throughout Japan. In 1999, he founded the Tokyo Designers Block—a world-renowned international design event. Since then, he has founded Tokyo’s United Nations University Farmers Market and hosted many food and drink festivals there, published numerous books and publications through his Media Surf company, founded Freedom University – a forward-thinking continuing education school, and founded three Midori co-working spaces throughout Tokyo.


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