About YD

Who Are We?

Yanko Design is an online magazine dedicated to covering the best in international product design. We started as a little blog back in 2002 covering student work and over time, have grown into an international publishing company with millions of readers. We have a passion for the new, innovative, unique and undiscovered. With our eyes firmly focused on the future.

YD Select by Yanko Design isn’t just a store for beautiful things. It is a global platform that showcases the creative best of designers of all levels. Handpicked by experts with years of experience in the field, our store doesn’t just sell products. It offers innovative solutions designed to improve lives. With YD Select, you are guaranteed a selection of products with unforgettable designs, lovingly chosen and curated to bring the joy of design into homes and into people’s lives.

The Authority on Design

3+ million / monthly unique visitors
5+ million / monthly page views
100+ thousand / subscribers

Social Titan / Facebook (2 Million+), Instagram (1 Million+), LinkedIn (400K+) and Pinterest (400K+).


takashiTakashi Yamada
Founder & Co-Publisher
Ewdison ThenEwdison Then
CEO & Co-Publisher

Editorial Team

sarangSarang Sheth
Co-Editor in Chief
jcJC Torres
Editorial Director
peterVincent Nguyen
Co-Editor in Chief
PoojaPooja Khanna Tyagi
peterPeter Lyon
Automotive Editor
timTim Stevens
Automotive Reporter
matthewMatthew Askari
Automotive Reporter
bertBharat Perla
Content Researcher
srishtiSrishti Mitra
Junior Editor
akiAki Ukita
Creative Strategist & Curator

Business Development

radhikaRadhika Seth
VP of Sales
nehaNeha Mistry
VP of Operations
sheetalSheetal Sachdev
Sales Manager
ruchiRuchi Thukral
Marketing Manager
hideshiPooja Dhaka
Lead Manager

Technical Development

hiroHiromu Nakamura
Head of Engineering


jasonJason Hui
Executive Advisor
hideshiHideshi Hamaguchi
Design Strategist

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