Staff presentation


Shota Yasutake is the founder and representative of C.MARIE.


Shota Yasutake is the founder and representative of C.MARIE.

He studied economics at Kyushu Sangyo University, and he lived for one year in San Diego, California, to improve his English skills. When he came back to Japan, he has been working for 3 years in a company based in Fukuoka with Japanese craftsmen in the field of well-being. 

He founded in February 2018 C.MARIE, in order to promote values of Monozukuri and Northern Kyushu craftsmanship through bags. 

He is in charge of administrative work, client relationships in Japan, and with Marie of strategy and shipping of the bags. 


Marie Yasutake is the co-founder and product designer of C.MARIE.

She studied Japanese and International trade at Lyon 3 - Jean Moulin University, which enabled her to get work experiences in Japan and settle in Saga in January 2016. 

A first, she was working as Marketing manager in a textile architecture company, and while working with the craftsmen of the workshops she realized that Monozukuri should be more known within Japan and abroad, that is why she chose bags in order to do so.