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Mikki Tam 
Founder, Chief Creative Officer
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Ms. Mikki Tam is a US-trained Creative professional in retail branding and interior architecture design.  She has practiced in Los Angeles, New York, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Tokyo with diverse international creative experience and insights. She is now a Creative Entrepreneur based in Japan. 

Tam graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Otis College of Art & Design in Los Angeles, and Master of Interior Architecture from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) specializing in Architecture Adaptive Reuse and User-centric design.  Her professional experience spans from 4A advertising agencies to award-winning architecture firms in Los Angeles and New York.  Mikki worked with global brands and Fortune 500 companies including Nike, Proctor & Gamble, Nokia and Citibank. 


With over 20 years of experience leading creative projects in Branding and Retail Design, critical thinking, Design-thinking and user-experience remain key principles in her practices.  Her creative leadership has brought many awards-winning designs to both agencies and global brands.

She now spends time evolving a multi-disciplinary entity, Taketombo Corporation, with a goal to bridge creativity, innovation and craftsmanship.  Consultation scope of work focuses on retail and brand design, product design, craft revitalization and design organization building and management, and creative entrepreneurship coaching. 

Taketombo Corporation has won international design awards in 2019 and 2020 for its creative business service insights. 


Creative Service Provider of the new era

With constant flux in the economy and consumer market, Creative Service Provider needs to evolve from the old working model of Agencies to a new model of "Agile and High-calibre Collaborators".


Ms. Tam is pioneering a new form of creative consultation service, leveraging her extensive global network of creative professionals and her diverse cultural and market insights.  A new Creative Service Provider that is agile and possesses strength of the "Best of All-worlds" that delivers 

  • creativity and innovation

  • cost and time effectiveness

  • quality and craftsmanship 

Best Business Design
2019 Japan Good Design
Best Service Design
2020 iF Design Award, Germany
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Catalyst (New York)
Asahi News 
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Northern Japan News
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UN World Tourist Organization CSR 
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