Bio: Katsui graduated from Saint Martins after studying at Parsons. Yagi graduated from Doshisha Univ. and Saint Martins. Mintdesigns launched in 2001, participating Tokyo Collection since ’03 S/S. Won Moet et Chandon New Designer’s Award in 2005. In 2007, flagship shop opened. Presented the opening show at SPFW ’09 S/S. Guest professor at Osaka Seikei Univ. In 2009 exhibited work at TOKYO FIBER ’09. ’10 Won 28th Mainichi Fashion Grand Prix.