Kazuya Ito as toi whakairo is a designer and visual artist based in Vancouver


Kazuya Ito as known as toi whakairo is a Japan born, raised designer, visual artist based in Vancouver, Canada.

Professional graphic designer with 10+ years of experience in fashion, music, sports, advertisement field. 6+ years of apparel design, product development and fashion public relations in Japan.

As a visual artist, he started playing live visuals in 2010 with a lo-fi video mixer for music scenes such as electronic, beats, hip-hop. He performed at SonarSound Tokyo, Low-End Theory Japan, CBC Music, Pride Toronto.

Toronto & Vancouver, Canada
2022 - Present: CYC Design Corporation
2015 – 2022: HAVEN Apparel Inc.

Tokyo, Japan
2011 – 2014: 7stars Design Inc.
2011: Wax Poetics Japan
2009 - 2011: Rhino Inc.

SonarSound Tokyo
Low-End Theory Japan
CBC Music
Pride Toronto
and more.