Miscellaneous goods designer and picture book author.Born in Kumamoto Prefecture. Miscellaneous goods, shoes, clothes,
He has sent out more than 15,000 various product designs, such as picture books and jewelry, to Japan and overseas.Collaboration with famous characters such as Disney, Pokemon, Ultra Monster, Astro Boy
Created "Sora Bear", a character of polar bear brothers who are at the mercy of changes in the global environment.
In 2010, this activity won the Minister of the Environment Award.
He has published more than 25 picture books from Kodansha, Gakken, Iwasaki Shoten, Kokuyo, Publishing Works, etc.
Some of them have been translated and published.
Since 2014, the exhibition “Shinzi Katoh World – Designers of the World of Dreams” has traveled to museums nationwide. In 2016 and 2017, he held his first overseas exhibitions in Taipei and Kaohsiung, Taiwan.In addition to events at Harrods in London and colette in Paris, their activities are spreading around the world, such as adopting novelties at ７-Eleven in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
In 2018, he created Kyukamura “Traveling Picture Book” & Pins Collection.
In 2019, the picture book "Akazukin-chan" will be staged for the first time.
In 2020, in addition to producing the TOYOTA 2021 wall calendar, many collaboration roomware and miscellaneous items will be developed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Ito-Yokado.
In 2021, MERRY GIFT-MAS will be held at life@KCC in Hong Kong to decorate the mall.
In 2022, "Literature traced with a glass pen Kenji Miyazawa Magic Lantern Museum" will be published by Tsuchiya Bookstore.
In 2023, "Tracing with a Glass Pen: Literary Paths" was published by Tsuchiya Bookstore, and the various pastry collections of Sherri in collaboration with Boulemisch, which has its main store in Ginza, will be in its fourth year.