Yumi Endo is a Japanese, New York-based designer with a passion for art, design and technology. She was born in Niigata, Japan, to a father who was a telecommunication engineer, and a mother who was a kindergarten principle. She often wishes she could have met her great grandfather, who was a skillful woodworker/product designer.
Yumi’s earliest formal training in art was in ballet when she started taking lessons at the age of three, which she still practices to date. Her interest in new media grew as a child as her father brought home early word processors and personal computers manufactured by his company…