Hiroshi Kawano was born in Kanagawa, Japan in 1971. He studied interior architecture at Tama Art University, Tokyo. Since 2007, he has been collaborated with international brands, including ligne roset (FRANCE), Cinna (FRANCE) and ex.t (ITALY). His BLOOM lamp (produced by ligne roset, 2008) was selected as "New+Notable 2008 ; the year's smartest products" by I.D. magazine.