|1940||Born in Hyogo prefecture.|
|1964||Graduated from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. (Majored in Industrial Design)|
|1966||Graduated from Master course of the same university.|
|1966-69||Professional practice at Angello Mangiarotti Architect Office, Milan.|
|1971-||Established Kawakami Design Office.|
Visiting Professor at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tama Art University Design work specializing in product, interior, space and environmental design.
Collaboration in local industry promotion projects and professional education.