Asuka Kawabata is a Tokyo-based designer. Worked as a head of communication in a multi disciplinary design studio, Ab Rogers Design in London for 7 years. Clients incl. Tate Modern, Pompidou Centre, Louis Vuitton, and Selfridges. Back to Tokyo in 2009 with family and has worked freelance as a designer / project manager for both European and Japanese clients. Also works as a graphic design teacher at Kuwasawa Design School in Tokyo. KDS International Programme Committee Chair since 2016.