In 1986, Kota Abe was born in Saitama, Japan. He graduated from the BA Graphic Design course at Central Saint MartinsLondon College of Art and Design in 2009. He worked in Hiromura Design Office from 2009 to 2018,and after he started his career as a freelance graphic designer in Tokyo.
From 2018 to 2019, he stayed at São Paulo for some projects about street culture in Brazil.After he went back to Tokyo, he started his own studio KOTA ABE STUDIO, and he joined the street innovation team, Trash Talk Club.
He belongs to an independent book label “Kite”.