Koji Yano was born in 1983, lives and works in Tokyo and Amsterdam.
He previously worked in two companies as a industrial designer in Japan. After that he decided that he wanted to do something on his own with his own vision and to follow his dad footsteps as a designer so he founded his own studio in Tokyo in 2011 and branched out to Amsterdam in 2018.
His studio is working for a wide variety of clients with their own unique way of process and mind and he has his own products they manufacture and sell.
With the bit of free time he has he is also a teacher at Kuwazawa design school which is known as a one of famous design school in Japan and he teach “how to put quality into a products” at that school. He feels that it is important to keep teaching to others and not let any knowledge get lost.