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YOY is a Tokyo based design studio composed by Naoki Ono, a spatial designer, and Yuki Yamamoto, a product designer. Founded in 2011, their design theme is to create a new story between space and objects.


[Awards]
2016 NYC x DESIGN Awards
Design Intelligence Award / Innovation Prize
2015 Asia Pacific Interior Design Award / Silver Prize
SDA Award / Jury Prize
2014 ELLE DECOR Japan Young Japanese Design Talent
SDA Award / First Prize
Design For Asia Awards / Merit Recognition
Designreport Award / Special Mention
Salone Satellite Award / Special Mention
  
[Exhibitions]
2016 Invited exhibition at Gallery Art Lexing / Miami
Solo exhibition at Opificio 31 / Milan
2015 Exhibition at Spazio Rossana Orlandi / Milan
Invited Exhibition at Design Stage / Singapore
Invited Exhibition at Ambiente Talents / Frankfurt
2014 Invited exhibition at Tokyo Designers Week
Exhibition at Salone Satellite / Milan
2013 Invited exhibition at Tokyo Designers Week
Invited exhibition at I Saloni World Wide / Moscow
Exhibition at Salone Satellite / Milan
2012 Exhibition at Salone Satellite / Milan


Naoki Ono (left)

Born in 1981. Graduated in architectural design at Kyoto institute of technology in 2008.

Yuki Yamamoto (right)

Born in 1985. Graduated in industrial design at Kanazawa college of Art in 2008.


Photo by Yasuko Furukawa