Born in Fukuoka, Japan 1977. At age of 15, Keiji Takeuchi moved to New Zealand where he spent his youth. In 1999, while studying at an art school in New Zealand, he moved to Paris for a scholarship study at ENSCI / Les Ateliers. In 2003, he returned to Japan and since 2005, he has been a member and a designer at Naoto Fukasawa Design ltd, working under one of the most influential designers of today: Naoto Fukasawa. In 2012, Takeuchi decided to move and to set up a satellite office for Fukasawa in Milan. In 2015, he established KEIJI TAKEUCHI SRLS alongside his duty for running Fukasawaís European and western design projects. Today Takeuchi is collaborating with various international brands.