Born in Nara, Japan in 1970. Yugo Nakamura has graduated from the University of Tokyo's School of Engineering with a Masters degree. At present, he is a guest lecturer at Tama Art University. After establishing his career in Interactive Design since 1998, Nakamura opened his design studio "tha ltd." in 2004. Since then Nakamura has actively participated in various projects, including art-direction for websites, motion media, programming, and various other projects related to the field of design. His major award recognitions include the Cannes Cyber Lions Grand Prix Award, Tokyo Interactive Art Award Grand Prix, Tokyo Designers Club Grand Prix, and the Mainichi Design Award.