The design work of Satoru Nihei has been published internationally in books, magazines and design annuals such as Tokyo Type Directors Club Design Annual, METROPOLIS, Graphic Design: The New Basics, Playful Type 2, Papercraft 2: Design and Art With Paper and among others.
In 2010 his work and interview were published in Font Family: Get Familiar with Fonts! along with Stefan Sagmeister and Rick Valicenti. His work has also been included nationally and internationally in shows and exhibitions. Most recently three of his posters were selected for the final exhibition of the Golden Bee 12 / Moscow Global Biennale of Graphic Design.
Despite the fact that Satoru was a high school dropout, he received his AA in painting from Mushashino Art University, BFA in graphic design from Maine College of Art and MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art.