Often sketching and talking through his ideas with the tradesmen, he creates and develops stunning architecture, interiors, furnishings and complimenting landscapes.
Shouya’s training was partially obtained through his childhood experiences and growing up. Learning the practical side of renovation from his parents, inspired him to get an Arts degree at University after which he decided to visit Japan and decided to stay.
Japan has greatly influenced him both as a person, and a creator, his love of design and working with various textures and unusual natural or historical materials and inspiring photography define his style.
Functionality is never compromised in his works, yet he pushes boundaries with detail, constantly upgrading and raising the bar.
Sekka Brand of Luxury Homes – developed various award winning homes in Niseko under the Sekka brand
Zaborin, the luxurious ryokan that opened in Hanazono in 2015
Sekka Lab”, this project is a combination of 2 restaurants a gallery and soon to be opened condominium apartments.
Art exhibition;“In search of solitude” at the prestigious Kamiya Art Gallery in Tokyo.