Naoki was born in 1981. Graduated in architectural design at Kyoto institute of technology in 2008. Yuki Yamamoto was born in 1985. Graduated in industrial design at Kanazawa college of Art in 2008.
The pair are responsible for YOY, a Tokyo based design studio that focuses on creating new stories between space and objects.
Still its infancy, YOY has already been awarded special mentions at the Design Report Awards (2014) and the Salone Satellite Award 2014 as well as numerous exhibitions in Europe and Asia.