Wataru Sakuma

{ Contributing Designer }

Wataru Sakuma is the Creative Director of Masa Ecological Development, Inc., a company that produces handmade paper products using local agricultural waste materials. He graduated with a degree in Fine Arts, majoring in Painting, from the Memphis College of Art in the United States and received a scholarship in New York for a studio residency program affiliated with Parsons School of Design, where he worked under conceptual artist, Ellen Harvey. He has received multiple Katha Awards for his paper product designs. Wataru is a Japanese designer currently based in the Philippines.