Makoto Abe is an architect, furniture and product designer. He is the Design Principal of MyChair. Makoto has diverse experience in all phases of project development for a variety of institutional, commercial, and residential projects. His passion for social change and “good design for all” philosophy drives his desire to serve the underserved. Makoto has been a visiting critic at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northeastern University, and the Boston Architectural College. He has an M.Arch. from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and a B.A. from Keio University in Japan.