INADA Shinichi

Professor

Inada’s research theme focuses mainly on car design, as well as various mobility designs of other vehicles carrying humans.
Technology is evolving in various directions reflecting changes in the environment, energy and lifestyle, and the forms of mobility are diversified. The role of designers is becoming increasingly prominent in constant innovations for the future.

 

Biography
1980 Completed Graduate School of Art and Design, Musashino Art University
Entered TOYOTA MORTOR CORPORATION.
Inada’s work was focused on exterior design, as well as design development of CELICA, Motor Show cars. After studying and working abroad, Inada worked on comprehensive design of RAV4, ARION, AVENSIS and other mass-produced cars in recent years.
He was also responsible for color design, develop management of NAVI, and overall management of the design field.

 

●Industry- Government- Academia Joint Project
2011 TOKAI RIKA CO.,LTD.
Theme Promoting more joy and attractiveness of cars
2012 TOKAI RIKA CO.,LTD.
Theme Enhancing car safety
2013 Honda R&D Co.,Ltd. Power Products R&D Center
Theme Proposal of necessary things for the personal energy life in the future
2014 Bridgestone Corporation
Theme Design of the future mobility and supporting undercarriage parts
2015 Bridgestone Corporation
Theme Design of the future mobility and supporting undercarriage parts
2015 FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES Ltd.
Theme Research of the future mobility of SUBARU that enhances active lifestyles

 

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TOYOTA “Celica” (6th generation) 1993 exterior design
Toyota Motor Corporation from Corporation News Release

 

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TOYOTA “MRJ” Concept car 1995 exterior design
Toyota Motor Corporation from Corporation News Release

 

 

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TOYOTA “RAV4” (2nd generation) 1996  total design
Toyota Motor Corporation from Corporation News Release

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TOYOTA “allion” 2002 total design
Toyota Motor Corporation from Corporation News Release

 

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TOYOTA “avensis” (2nd generation) 2003 total design
Toyota Motor Corporation from Corporation News Release

 

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TOYOTA “LEXUS -cosmo silver” 2003 coloring design
Toyota Motor Corporation from Corporation News Release