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Yoh Mizoguchi

Product designer. Born in Kagoshima in 1985. Graduated from the Department of Industrial Design, School of Design, Kyushu University. Began working at MoonStar Company. Presided over the shoe brand ‘Shoes Like Pottery’ at MoonStar. Headed VMD at ‘The Conran Shop’ in Fukuoka from 2012. Went independent in 2014. Founded STUDIO YO with Kyoko Mizoguchi in 2018 and currently works there.

Kyoko Mizoguchi

Director and copywriter. Born in Fukuoka in 1978. Principle work has included editing and writing the “Kotonoha” of the sculptures of Sotoo Etsuro, who sculpted at the Sagrada Família Basilica, writing Tenjin IMS×Designing “My Place,” and developing the name of movie theater “Ciema.” Provides direction and copywriting for the development of core product concepts.


Main awards: German Design Award – Nominee (Germany, 2019), IFDA – Silver Leaf Prize (second prize) (Japan, 2021), Design Anthology Awards – Finalists (Hongkong, 2021), Design Intelligence Award – Honorable Mention (China, 2021), etc.

Selected Exhibiiton: Venice Architecture Biennial 2023 “Time Space Existence”

Grants: Nomura Foundation (2023)


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Age unknown. Jack Russell Terrier rescued by the Kitakyushu Department of Public Health in 2010. Appointed as CEO of StudioYO in December 2018. Special skills include shaking hands with both paws! Part of the sales of our products is donated to groups that support shelter dogs and cats.