The designer Takato Yamamoto was born in 1960 in Akita Prefecture in Japan. In 1983 he graduated in the department of painting at the University Tokyo Zokei. He then experimented with the style of ukiyo-e from 1991 to 1993 to finally define his own style which he named “Heisei Estheticism”. It illustrates so many novels, short stories and draw even magazine covers. His first exhibition was held in 1998 at Creation Gallery G8 in Ginza and is called “Heisei Esthetics.” Follow several books published by Editions Treville 1998 to 2006 as well as exhibitions of which abroad in 2005 in Rome at Mondo Bizzarro Gallery.