Born in Tokyo, 1981. Graduated from the Industrial Arts and Design Department of Musashino Art University in 2005. After working at an interior design office, established MIKIYA KOBAYASHI DESIGN.
He is widely engaged in design related to living space, including furniture, products, and interiors, and has worked on a number of projects with different companies both in Japan and overseas. He won the gold prize at the iF product design awards 2010 and is also the holder of a Red Dot and ADC awards. In 2011, he opened a shop named “TAIYOU-no-SHITA”. Founded MIKIYA KOBAYASHI INC. in 2012.