The Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition is pleased to announce that the results of discussion at the Expo Outcome Design Committee (hereinafter referred to as “EODC”) are published as the “EODC Report.” EODC examined the future society that should be implemented at Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan from a design perspective.
This report compiles the significance of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan in our time and its expected roles, as well the direction of the project that should be tackled in order to co-create the Expo. The EODC is composed of members who have knowledge and experience in a wide range of industries related to “design”.
Based on the content of this report, embodying People’s Living Lab (hereinafter, “PLL”), which is the concept of Expo 2025 will be achieved through the implementation of a new co-creation project, the “Co-Design Challenge” program. Details of the “Co-Design Challenge” program will be announced in a short period of time.
HARADA Yuma (CEO, UMA / design farm)
HATTORI Shigeki (CEO, decorative mode no.3 design products Inc.)
IGUCHI Kota* (CEO, CEKAI Corp.)
KONISHI Toshiyuki (CEO, POOL inc.)
KURAMOTO Jin (CEO, JIN KURAMOTO STUDIO INC.)
MURAKAMI Kaie* (Representative, SIMONE)
NAGAYAMA Yuko (CEO, YUKO NAGAYAMA & ASSOCIATES)
OGATA Hisato* (Director, Takuram)
OKABE Taro* (Managing director, Tanpopo-No-Ye)
**SAITO Seiichi (Representative, Abstract Engine Co., Ltd.; Principal, Panoramatiks)
SEKI Haruyuki (Founder, Code for Japan)
SHIBATA Fumie* (Representative, Design Studio S)
UCHIDA Yuki (Senior director, Re:public, Inc.; Representative, YET)
(** indicates a representative of EODC members and PLL creator of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan. * indicates a member added in January of this year. EODC would like to express its gratitude to Japan Institute of Design Promotion for its full advisory support to EODC.)
From December 3, 2021 to March 31, 2022
(Press Release) “Expo Outcome Design Committee” established to examine the future society that should be implemented at Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan from a design perspective
https://www.expo2025.or.jp/news/news-20211202-02/ (Japanese only)
Public Relations Department, Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition