Atelier UrOburo

Via G. Thaon De Revel, 19
20125 Milano

Tel. 02 6682 3658

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Emi Kato

She received her diploma from the Musashino Fine Arts University in 1990. She has worked with the Fuji Co. Ltd Engineering Studio as a designer on various projects.

…to improve her artistic creativity and carry out research into product design she was sent to Italy in 1995…

Her fascination for research into materials fuelled her curiosity to discover a new art form: jewellery…

She met the jeweller Roberto Banchi with whom she embarked on a new career path. She studied Metal Application and Technology with the master jeweller Davide De Paoli. She followed the Applied Jewellery course at the Scuola Orafa Ambrosiana. In 2002 she studied the Advanced Jewellery course again with master jeweller Davide De Paoli in the UrOburo Studio.
She began working even more closely with the Studio in 2004, exhibiting her own jewellery in the “Onde” exhibition, and became a member of the Cooperative. She has since become a very important designer for the development of UrOburo jewellery and has also been tutor to several trainees, taking on a care role for them as well.

Since “Onde” she has taken part in all the UrOburo exhibitions, also designing the exhibition set-up.

In 2010 her artistic research led to the OVOVIVI form, which she has used both in her jewellery and in her design of a limited edition series of handmade metal lamps.

In 2010 she promoted and organised “Voice In Itinere” for the “Fuori Salone del Mobile” week, where she presented her OVOVIVI lamps together with works by twelve other Japanese designers.

She worked with Simplicity to create the set-up and presentation of an area dedicated to sweets and Japanese tea at the Minguzzi Museum for the “Fuori Salone del Mobile” in Milan, on behalf of Tokyo Design…and in the summer of 2005 she began working with the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo.

She is currently organising a collective jewellery exhibition in Tokyo, once again working with Simplicity, scheduled to open in July 2013 at the trendy “HIGASHI-YAMA TOKYO” lounge bar and restaurant.

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