Kenjiro Kirton is the co-founder and Creative Director of design agency HATO, with studios in both London and Hong Kong. He also leads the community focused printing and publishing house Hato Press, which has produced projects with well-known and emerging artists and illustrators such as Jean Jullien, Masanao Hirayama and Rachel Ortas, as well as running public workshops and events.
HATO specialise in crafting leading cultural projects for various sectors including technology, education and the arts. Their ethos is to create design that engages its’ communities through creative play.
Spearheading the strategic direction of HATO, Kenjiro now oversees co-design projects, events and workshops with clients such as Design Museum, Facebook, Science Museum and Uniqlo. Kenjiro is a regular speaker in the UK, US and Japan.