office: principals: tomomi itakura

Tomomi is a founding partner of ikd. She also is the Director of Exhibition Design at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. She was formerly the Senior Designer at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, where she designed and oversaw installations, galleries, and exhibitions that reached over one million visitors a year. She is highly experienced in working with art objects from ancient to contemporary and is passionate about designing beautiful environments and highly functional casework. She has also worked in the Exhibitions Department at Harvard Graduate School of Design and has taught digital media courses. She has worked in various architecture studios including Hashim Sarkis Architecture, Landscape, Urban Design in Cambridge, MA. She has been a visiting design critic at Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston Architectural College, and the Career Discovery Program at Harvard GSD. She has designed stage scenery for theater companies such as Berkeley Opera (Berkeley, CA), Word for Word Performing Arts (San Francisco, CA), and Cornelia Lives Productions (San Francisco, CA). She was a stagehand for productions at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre (Berkeley, CA), worked in wardrobe for productions at San Francisco and California Shakespeare companies, and worked for two seasons as Stage Supervisor at the San Jose Repertory Theatre (San Jose, CA). Tomomi has B.A.s in Theatre Arts and Architecture from UC Berkeley and a Masters in Architecture from Harvard GSD