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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.


2016 Solo exhibition at Opificio 31 in Milan
  
2015 Awarded Silver prize at Asia Pacific Interior Design Award
Awarded Jury prize at SDA Award 2015
Exhibition at Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan
Invited Exhibition at Design Stage in Singapore
Invited Exhibition at Ambiente Talents in Frankfurt
  
2014 Awarded Young Japanese Design Talent at EDIDA
Invited exhibition at Tokyo Designers Week
Awarded First prize at SDA Award 2014
Awarded Merit Recognition at Design For Asia Award 2014
Awarded Special Mention at Design Report Award 2014
Awarded Special Mention at Salone Satellite Award 2014
Exhibition at Salone Satellite in Milan
  
2013 Invited exhibition at Tokyo Designers Week
Invited exhibition at I Saloni World Wide Moscow
Exhibition at Salone Satellite in Milan
  
2012 Exhibition at Salone Satellite in Milan
  
2011 Founded


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