Time Living in Japan: More than 20 years
Employer(s): Robotag Media, Roidoworks
Current Job Title: Designer, Builder, Creative Director
Area(s) of Expertise: Designing and building for commercial fitout, renovation, furniture design, woodworking, UI/UX design, graphic design
Education: Bachelor of arts from the University of Waterloo, Masters in Architecture from the University of British Columbia (3rd-year candidacy)
Publications Featured In: LIVINGJAPAN Magazine, Eightframe Magazine, Tokyo Weekender
Favorite Thing About Living in Japan: The depth of tradition, craft, and culture in Japan. Japan has been a great source of inspiration for me as an artist and designer.
Favorite Place to Visit in Japan: Naoshima, Kanazawa, Ishigakijima (too many to pick just one).
BIO: A Canadian artist and innovator, Lloyd has spent the majority of his life working in media and architectural design and now calls Japan his home. His life in Japan began in 1997 on an exchange with Kobe University to study Japanese architecture. he’s currently running a few businesses — Roidoworks & Robotag Media — and works out of a studio close to Sengoku station. He’s interested in Japanese traditional craft (especially woodworking and furniture) and enjoys exploring the lesser known “local” areas of Japan.
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