David Glaettli (creative director)
David Glaettli was trained in industrial design in Milan and Lausanne (ECAL). He worked as a product designer in Zurich and after 2008 in Osaka. In 2013, he founded Glaettli Design Direction Ltd. specialising on creative direction, branding and design consulting. Besides Karimoku New Standard, David Glaettli is also the creative director of the brands Tajimi Custom Tiles, Sumida Contemporary and Mino Soil. After living & working in Kyoto and Tokyo, he is today based in Zurich with a mainstay in Tokyo. www.davidglaettli.jp