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.