Profile

2008 Solo exhibition: "SHIMIZU HISAKAZU EXHIBITION - Things You Have to Love" (THE NATIONAL ART CENTER, TOKYO, SFT GALLERY)"
2007 Participated in ""Design: Peak of Good Hope"" exhibition (Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum). Received Good Design Award for the Canon IXY DIGITAL 10 digital camera
2006 Participated in ""Furniture Mode Ex."" exhibition (GALLERY SPEAK FOR, Tokyo)
2005 Received Good Design Award and iF Product Design Award 2006 (Germany) for the Canon IXY DIGITAL 600 and Canon IXY DIGITAL L3 digital cameras
2004 Received 12th Kuwasawa Prize (sponsored by Kuwasawa Design School)
2003 Received Good Design Award (sponsored by the Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization) for the Canon IXY DIGITAL 400 digital camera
2001 Started serial column ""MADE IN PEOPLE-Appearance of Daily Life""(vol.89-94),""MADE IN PEOPLE-Lovable Bad Design""(vol.95-118) in the design and architectural magazine ""AXIS""
1999 Received the GRAND PREMIO Prize, Marutomi prize, MAio-Gusse Prize, Franfran Prize and Cassina /Inter-D or Prize at Tokyo Designer's Week ""Design Premio"" for Ice Cream Spoon
1998 Established SABO STUDIO (Tokyo)
1997 Solo exhibition: ""Lovable Bad Design"" (Living Design Gallery, Tokyo)
1995 Received iF Product Design Award 1995 (Germany) for the Canon CLC 800 digital color copying machine
1994 Received Hibino Katsuhiko Prize at 6th Exhibition of Objet d'art Lights (Gifu City) for Chew-Chew Chandelier
1993 Received Tanaka Noriyuki Prize at PARCO URBANART #2 for ""Leads"", Batons & Chewpets
1989 Entered Canon Inc. 
1984 Graduated from Industrial Design Course, Kuwasawa Design College
1964 Born in Isahaya city, Nagasaki Prefecture