Aya Okamura is born in Copenhagen by Japanese parents who both have a long time experience of working in the field of design.
Personal experience combined with academic training basically constitutes the unique platform for the company’s business philosophy; to create intercultural channels for design, culture and innovation. The company is specialized in Danish-Japanese relations and believe in high cultural synergy in the process of profitable, intercultural business relations.
Japanese, Danish, English
MSc. Leadership & Management Studies, Copenhagen Business School.
Keio University Tokyo. ETEA University Córdoba.
Aya’s father Takashi Okamura originally moved to Denmark in 1971, in order to attend the Danish Design School. Later he founded the design company O&M DESIGN with Erik Marqaurdsen. Aya’s mother joined her husband and moved to Denmark. She has worked as freelance writer for several Japanese design magazines and she is the author behind the book ‘Jacobsen’s house’ (published in Japanese), which describes the Danish lifestyle experienced through a Japanese family who lives in a house designed by Arne Jacobsen.