Acanthus is a Tokyo-based interior design office where Yukiko Sato provides planning and designing for residential, show flat, and shop interior design and renovation.
Yukiko’s career started as a colour analyst at OZ Colour Studio, where she provided clients with colour consultation services. She then worked on many interior design projects at a lighting company, Yamagiwa Corp., and additionally at a renovation company. Along with her interior designing, she provided decorative flower arrangements for Yamagiwa's showroom displays. She then established her own company.
Yukiko excels at sophisticated and contemporary Zen Style designs. She offers interior designs with a natural appeal that represents iyashi, a sense of comfort, which has been traditionally valued in Japan. The finishing touches she provides come from her specialized knowledge of Imari porcelain and other antiques, and also from her flower arrangement techniques.