Proteca suitecases were designed in collaboration with the globally active design office, nendo.
The proteca design has become more stylish and functional by Mr. Oki Sato, nendo's chief designer and CEO.
Oki SatoChief Designer and CEO of nendo
Oki Sato, the CEO of the nendo Design Office, was born in Canada in 1977. He received a Master's Degree in Architecture from the graduate school of Waseda University in 2002. In the same year, he founded the nendo Design Office. Oki was among "The 100 Most Respected Japanese" in Newsweek magazine, and also received numerous international design awards, including those from renowned magazines such as Wallpaper (UK) and Elle Deco. His representative works have been collected by the Museum of Modern Art, New York (USA) and other museums around the around.