Ayako Takagi (Uamou)
Born in Taito-Ku, Tokyo. Growing up in a creative environment, she was interested in drawing and making things from a young age. She was greatly influenced by her parents who were both jewelers. Graduated from Camberwell College of Arts. Started making and selling UAMOU products throughout Europe whilst studying in London. Has exhibited and collaborated with various stores including Collette in Paris, BEAMS and Isetan. Currently working as an artist and designer on the international stage, expanding the world of UAMOU through picture books, figures, animation and jewellry.