Gow Tanaka was born in Japan, 1973. After learning his craft he came to the UK in 1997 and carved out a name for himself as a respected session hair stylist.
Gow's approach to hairstyling is minimalistic - he believes in "finding the shorthand to achieve the style” - by choosing the right techniques and using products carefully, to keep the process to the minimum.
He has been on the judging panel of the Attract Awards, judging for their Beauty/Hair Products Award for new and innovative brands.
In 2016 Gow branched out into product design, using self-taught handcrafting techniques fused with cutting edge 3D maker technologies. He is now building a lifestyle products brand that's focused on producing high-end luxury design, whilst using sustainable materials.