YAMASHITA Youzaburou

Lecturer

Director, NORI INC.

 

1971
Gradated from Department of Industrial, Interior and Craft Design, Musashino Art University
Entered Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
1971-
Responsible for the first generation CIVIC and ACCORD
Responsible for CIVIC MMC, 145 coupe MM, and the second generation CIVIC Sedan
Project leader for exterior design of the third generation CIVIC Sedan
Project leader for exterior design of Ballard
Awarded CAR OF THE YEAR
Awarded PIEMONTE DESIGN AWORD
1987
Project leader for exterior design of the fourth generation CIVIC Sedan
1991
Executive project leader for exterior design of the fifth CIVIC series
Awarded CAR OF THE YEAR
Awarded Honda Motor Co. Ltd. CEO Award
1991-
Appointed MG of Design B Studio
1993-
Appointed Team leader of Advance Design WAVE (under the direct control of CEO)
1998-
Appointed SMG Director, and then Vice Executive President at Honda Design Center in Germany
Established Design Studio in Italy (concurrent engagement with the studio in Germany)
2002-
Took a post at Wako Design Center
2008
Retired from Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Present
Director, NORI INC.