Born in Fukuoka, Japan 1977.
Takeuchi moved to New Zealand at age of 15. He graduated with a bachelor in product design in Auckland. In 1999 he moved to Paris for a scholarship study at ENSCI / Les Ateliers. In 2003 he returned to Japan and since 2005 he has been a member and a senior designer at Naoto Fukasawa Design ltd in Tokyo. In 2012 Takeuchi decided to move and to set up a satellite office for Fukasawa in Milan. In 2015 he established KEIJI TAKEUCHI SRLS in Milan. He received Elle Decor young Japanese design talent award in 2016 ( Elle Decor Japan). Takeuchi also acted as one of the Jurors for Singapore Design Award 2017. Today he collaborates with various international brands such as Boffi, Amorim, Antolini, Henrytimi and others.
In 2017 for De Padova designs the Twig lamp.