Ryo Matsui Architects design all sorts of architecture and interior.
We have various experiences of projects such as commercial facilities, public facilities, educational facilities, accommodation facilities, residential facilities, airport facilities, etc. And we are working on sustainable project that respect trustful relationships, branding of companies and organizations, direction of public space and commercial facilities. We also actively design living spaces, such as houses and villas.



2F TG88 6-6-20, Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107-0062 JAPAN






Architecture, Interior, Furniture, Product, Art, Installation, Branding


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Ryo Matsui

1977 Born in Japan
2004 Master of Architecture, Tokyo University of the Arts
2004 Founded Ryo Matsui Architects


2024 iF DESIGN AWARD 2024 [LIBRARIES] / Germany
2023 KUKAN DESIGN AWARD 2023, Jury’s Special Award by Astrid Klein [LIBRARIES] / Japan
2022 iF DESIGN AWARD 2021 [OMRON iREX] / Germany
2022 KUKAN DESIGN AWARD 2022, Sustainable Award [OMRON iREX] / Japan
2022 Good Design Award 2022 [OMRON AUTOMATION CENTER KUSATSU] / Japan
2021 Good Design Award 2021, BEST100 [MINAMISANRIKU HOUSE] / Japan
2020 AIT-Award 2020, Special Mention [Sanpou Nisimuraya] / Germany
2020 Restaurant and bar design awards 2020, Shortlist [Sanpou Nisimuraya] / U.K.
2020 JID Award 2020, Winning [Sanpou Nisimuraya] / Japan
2020 Good Design Award 2018, Winning [Sanpou Nisimuraya] / Japan
2020 Good Design Award 2018, Winning [Omron Automation Center] / Japan
2018 JCD Design Award 2018, Silver Award [Sai] / Japan
2018 JCD Design Award 2018, Jury's Award [Sai] / Japan
2018 Good Design Award 2018, Winning [Miraikan] / Japan
2015 AR House Awards 2015, Highly Commended/ Rebirth House / U.K.
2015 JCD Design Award 2015, Gold Award [Rebirth] / Japan
2015 JCD Design Award 2015, Gold Award [Hitoshinaya] / Japan
2014 ICONIC AWARD 2014, Architecture, Best of Best / Hair do / Germany
2014 ICONIC AWARD 2014, Interior, Best of Best / hotel nikko kumamoto / Germany
2012 JCD Design Award 2012, Jury's Award [Tokyo'sTokyo] / Japan
2010 Contractworld Award 2010, 1st prize in the category [Tierra] / Germany
2009 Good Design Award 2009, Winning [Oveture] / Japan
2008 Good Design Award 2008, Winning [Rakuten] / Japan
2007 Good Design Award 2007, Winning [Resion] / Japan
2006 Resion Musashikosugi housing competition, First prize / Japan

exhibition & lecture

2023 Lecture, “IFFT2023 Tokyo International Furniture Fair Seminar”at the Tokyo Big Sight, in Tokyo
Discussion forum, "Logistics Architecture Forum"at the Goshikibashi Building, in Tokyo
2022 Exhibition, "LIBRARIES | Chains of Books, Bookshelves and the Sun", in Tokyo
Exhibition, Tokyo Midtown Design Hub 96th "Better Design for Our Homes and Lives", Produced by Japan Institute of Design Promotion, in Tokyo
2019 Discussion forum, "Talk Lounge Ivent of Japan Commercial Environmental Design Association" at the Tokyo Design Center, in Tokyo.
2016 Special Lecture, "IPEC 2016, INTERIOR PRO EX CO 2016, -Shared Words and Shared Space" at the KOGAKUIN UNIVERSITY, in Tokyo.
Discussion forum, "Spatial Design Forum 2016" Jointly sponsored by JCD, SDA, DSA, at the TOYAMA UNIVERSITY.
2015 Exhibition, “MAKE ALTERNATIVE TOWN”, the project of Warehouse Renovation by 5 young architects at the AIJ Gallery, in Tokyo.
Symposium, “MAKE ALTERNATIVE TOWN” at the AIJ Gallery, in Tokyo.
Exhibition, AGC studio Exhibition No.12, “the pleasantness of New Architecture 2014”at the AGC studio, in Tokyo.
Discussion forum, “Diversifying of Renovation” at the AGC studio, in Tokyo.
2014 Special Lecture, “Architectural Thinking” at the Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok.
2010 Special Lecture, Contractworld.congress 2010, the lecture of prize winner “Senses” in Hannover, Germany.
2009 Exhibition, TOSHIBA MILANO SALONE 2010 “OVERTURE“ in Milan, Italy.