YASUI, Shigeya

DepartmentDepartment of Media Architecture
Specialized FieldsProducts User Interface Design
Subjects in Charge
Academic BackgroundM.A. in Design, University of Tsukuba
DegreeMaster of Arts(Design)
Personal HistoryMarch 1993 M.A. In Design, University of Tsukuba

April 1993 Sony Corporation

April 2012 Associate Professor, Future University Hakodate
Starting Time of EmploymentApril 2012

Research Contents

• User Interface Design for Products, Systems, Services

• Design Mind

Attractive Factors of My Research

Attractive Factors about my research is to create the new value through groping expression.


• Designing for “Do VAIO” , 2004

• Designing for “VAIO Type U, VGN-UX71, UX91 series”, 2007

• User Interface for “NEX-5/NEX-3”, 2010

• Designing for Local Character “Zushi-Hokki” ,2013

Major Books and Papers

• Study on learning obtained from drawing - Structuring of the drawing process by flow chart and protocol analysis, Proceedings of the 60th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for the Science of Design, pp.32-33, 2013.

• Co-creation by the university and region through designing of "Zushi-Hokki", Proceedings of the 61st Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for the Science of Design, 2014.

• Modeling of the Creation Process by a Pivot Concept, How Designers Think in Practice Special Issue of Japanese Society for the Science of Design , pp.36-41, 2015

Message to Students

The role of designer is to give the form to your idea and change the world. I'll give the form to learning with you, too.