David Blecken
Oct 22, 2019

A Japanese creative in London's design scene

In the first of a periodical series looking at the lives of Japanese expats in the creative and communications sectors, Pentagram partner Yuri Suzuki discusses how he ended up in London, his sound-design work, fitting in and, of course, Brexit.

For many Japanese creatives, forging a career in the US or Europe seems daunting. It means overcoming linguistic and cultural hurdles that locals don’t need to worry about. But for some, the opportunity to make a mark in the wider world by bringing their own unique perspective is something worth fighting for.

Yuri Suzuki is one such person. The experience and sound designer became a partner at Notting Hill-based Pentagram, one of the world’s most...

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