Toshiyuki Kita is a furniture and product designer born and educated in the Japanese city of Osaka.
He has established design offices in both Japan and Italy. His earliest pieces, the Wink Chair and the Kick Table are currently in the permanent collections of the New York Museum of Modern Art and Hamburg, Germany's Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe.
His most notable recent works include Sharp's Aquos line of LCD televisions and the K10 Dodo recliner. He has also done a considerable amount of work with massage chair manufacturers Family Inada.