My Brief CV

The chairperson, Misako Yomosa, is available to help support your business; dispatching the information based on her many years of editing books and magazines. Making strategies or tactics of your business is available, too.

As for the environmental or social activities such as Green Map, slide lecture can be given. Contact to Misako Yomosa

Misako Yomosa

Office YOMOSA. Director

Address: Charie Otsu-Ojigaoka 209, Ojigaoka 1-6-6, Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture  520-0025 Japan

Tel/Fax: +81 77 523 4172

E-mail: misynka@gmail.com, myomosa@mx5.canvas.ne.jp

 

◆EDUCATION

Tsuda University, Tokyo, Japan

B.A. degree in International and Cultural Studies, French Philosophy. 1974

 

◆WORK EXPERIENCE

Office YOMOSA, Kyoto, Japan

Director and Founder, 2003-Present

-Editing reviews and books to promote traditional industries (Now Chief Editor of "Washi Review"-traditional Japanese paper-)

-Consultation for traditional industries

 

Librairie Gallia Shobo Ltd., Kyoto, Japan

Executive Director and Co-Founder, 1991-Present

-Founded the company on purpose of providing more access for Japanese researchers and professors to French Academic Books

 

Plan-Tech Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

Director, Founder, Product Planner, and Editor 1983-1991

-Reseached, planed, developed, and marketed numerous products

-Worked for middle range to large enterprises

Ex. Mitsubishi Electric Company (household appliances, etc.), Tanita (Scale, etc.), Kanebo (cosmetic appliances), NTT, Asahikasei Hebel House (Interior coodination), etc.

-Worked for Japanese publishers

Ex. PR magazine of Encyclopedia of Shogakkan, Encyclopedia of Lighting Design, Futurology of Rice (Mook), etc.

 

Industrial Design Magazine, Tokyo, Japan

Assistant chief editor 1977-1979

Chief Editor, 1979-1983

Directed "Industrial Design" magazine (bi-monthly) of Japan Designers' Association

 

Tokyo Design School, Tokyo, Japan

Lecturer in the course of Display Design 1986-1989

Marketing, Social Psychology, the theory of Product Planning

 

Joint Design System, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

Product Planner & Editor, 1975-1983

-Researched, planed, developed, and marketed products

Ex. Stationeries, clocks, home appliances, athletic machines, kitchenware, etc.

-Directed the editorial projects for Japanese publishers

Ex. "Futurology of Rice", "Industries, Designers & DEsign". etc.

 

Japan Management Association, Tokyo, Japan

Editor of "Industrial Engineering" magazine (monthly) 1975

 

◆VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE

Green Map Japan, Inc., Kyoto, Japan

Executive Director, 2002-Present

-Initiated and directed Kyoto Green Map Project 

-Consults and supervises Green Map Projects in Japan

-More information here

 

Kyoto Network to Stop Global Warming, Kyoto, Japan

Operation Committee, 1997-Present

-Coordination of Eco Transportation project of Kyoto City

-Work for improving the environmental policy of Kyoto City

-More information here

 

Tennen Design Forum, Kyoto, Japan

Director, 1995-2002

-Curates exhibitions, forums and workshops regarding sustainable products and design

-Instigates and supports designers to develop sustainable, environment-related projects

-Networks internationally with eco-designers

Ex. Held International Design Conference at Honen-in Temple in 1995

 

◆INTERESTS

-Plying the classical piano

-Travel

-Books

-Hand Craft & Traditional industries