Takagi Koji is famous for his own ‘Saidei’ style. He uses natural clay to create a textured and organic look on each of his works that resemble natural rock formations. The original texture of his plates captures a sense of elegance and simple beauty, which allow meals to be artfully executed and aesthetically pleasing. His ceramics become popular among top restaurants and hotels throughout the world.
- Born in Tokyo in 1955
- Graduated from Keio University, Bachelor of Fine Arts
- Studied pottery in Kyoto and Nara
- Set up his own kiln in Chiba Prefecture
- Participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions