Masahiro Ogyu joined Evidence Design in February 2013. Currently, Masa is working with the exhibit team to assist with design, detailing and rendering of over 150 exhibits for the new Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center at the California Science Center.
Masa is an exhibition and industrial designer, fluent in Japanese and English, who has contributed his skills in 3D design concept development, visualization, and fabrication details to diverse projects around the world. As a 3D designer at C&G Partners, he worked on the award-wining Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, the Star-Spangled Banner at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, and the Boston Public Library’s John Adams Unbound. While at Ralph Appelbaum Associates, he worked for the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Winnipeg, Canada.
At Zintzmeyer and Lux, Masa was a senior exhibition designer for BMW. He participated in designing national and international auto-show concepts, materials, finishes, and structural details, and also developed a signage system for dealerships.ﾠ At Skidmore Owings and Merrill, clients included Citibank, Knoll International and Stendig, Inc.
As a director and teacher at the Kanazawa International Design Institute in Japan, an affiliate of the Parsons School of Design, Masa oversaw 250 students and 25 faculty members, designed curricula, and taught various aspects of digital design. He holds an M.A. in industrial design from the Rhode Island School of Design and a B.A. in industrial design from Kanazawa College of Art, Japan.