office: principals: tomomi itakura

Tomomi Itakura is a founding partner of IKD. She was formerly the Director of Exhibition Design at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, including both the deYoung and the Legion of Honor. She has designed and overseen installations, galleries, and exhibitions that reached over 1.4 million visitors a year. Previously, she was the Senior Designer at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 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). Tomomi holds a master’s degree in Architecture from Harvard University and bachelors’ degrees in Theatre Arts and Architecture from UC Berkeley.