Join us for an evening of music, food, and inspiring conversation! This design week speaker event features Joey Shimoda of Shimoda Design Group, and is an event you will not want to miss!
Transformation, Speed and Magic
The influences that inspire Joey Shimoda FAIA, FIIDA and Shimoda Design Group come from many places. Most recently the ideas of transformation, speed and magic provide the inspiration for some of their most cutting edge work. The Los Angeles based studio is well known for its tailor made and unique solutions for clients like Mikimoto, Rolex, Bad Robot Productions, TOMS Shoes and Tishman Speyer. The studio has ongoing work in Los Angeles, Chicago and Brooklyn. Join Joey for a behind the scenes look at his current influences and inspirations for creating bold and unique design.
Joey N. Shimoda FAIA, FIIDA
Chief Creative Officer
Shimoda Design Group
Joey N. Shimoda earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. In the early years of his career, Mr. Shimoda has worked with Morphosis Architects, Peter Wilson of Buros von Bolles + Wilson in London, and Frank Gehry and Associates.
On Valentine’s Day 2000, he founded Shimoda Design Group. A studio founded on a multi-disciplined platform that seeks to bring quality design, innovation and technical excellence in projects of every scale. In addition to the core staff of fifteen, the studio has the ability to assemble an optimum team of design professionals according to each clients needs. They include planners, landscape architects, graphic designers, lighting consultants and marketing professionals. Currently the firm has ongoing projects in Brooklyn, and Los Angeles.
Clients include: Roex, Mikimoto, Viacom, Tishman Speyer, Bad Robot Productions, TOMS shoes, Harwood International, Worthe Real Estate Group, EVOQ Properties, Equity Commercial Properties, Bloomberg and Steelcase.
In January 2013, Mr. Shimoda was named Designer of the Year by Contract Magazine. In January 2014, Mr. Shimoda was elevated to the College of Fellows for the American Institute of Architects. In 2015, Mr. Shimoda was elevated to the College of Fellows for the International Interior Design Association. Less than 20 Designers in the United States share the distinction of Fellow as both an architect and interior designer.