Nendo is a design firm founded in 2002 in Tokyo, with architect oki sato (born in toronto, canada, 1977, masters in architecture at waseda university) as its principal. The firm realizes its goal of bringing small surprises to people through a multidisciplinary practice of architecture, interiors, furniture, industrial products and graphic design. "Nendo" in japanese means "clay" and their field of interior architecture, furniture and graphics is pliable and flexible as clay. Nendo opened their milan office in 2005. Their clients include cappellini (italy), toyota (japan), cartier (france), established & sons (uk), foscarini (italy), hermes (france), kartell (italy), lexus (japan), moroso (italy), swarovski (austria) and issey miyake, among others.