Before starting crème, Jun Aizaki was a designer at Rockwell Group where his work on Alma de Cuba in Philadelphia won a Gold Key Award for Best Restaurant in 2001. With a multidisciplinary background in design, interiors, and furniture design, Aizaki formed crème in 2004 to offer clients architectural, interior, graphic, and custom furniture design services.
Aizaki’s Foam Chair furniture design was selected for the 2006 Future Perfect’s Altoids Design Awards and was featured in New York magazine. He earned an I.D. Magazine Honorable Mention and a James Beard Foundation Nomination for Best Restaurant Design for Pod in Philadelphia and was nominated for a Gold Key Award for Best Restaurant in 2000 for Ruby Foo’s.
Aizaki graduated from Pratt Institute in 1996 and originally hails from Japan