Hitoshi Ujiie has more than 20 years of experience in high-end textile design and manufacturing. Hitoshi's professional experience includes designing at Jack Lenor Larsen Design Studio in New York. Here, Hitoshi was involved in the development of and oversaw the manufacture of printed fabrics on a worldwide level with other designers and contractors of fine fabric. In 1991, he established a design studio specializing in styling a wide range of new fabric products. Hitoshi received a BFA from Kyoto Seika University in Japan and an MFA from the University of Georgia. At present, he serves as professor of textile printing at Philadelphia University, where he helped to establish the university’s "Center for Excellence for Surface Imaging." He has lectured, and published for a wide range of worldwide audiences.