Tamon Yahagi, a painter/book designer, was born in 1980 in Yokohama, Japan. After first visit to Nepal in 1990, started to travel in India and Nepal many times. Left school at first grade of junior high school and started to draw miniature paintings with pen. While teenage lived in both South India and Japan, and held exhibitions at Ginza and Yokohama every year. After 2002 started to work as a book designer and designed more than 500 titles till now.
Since 2012 settling down in Kyoto and try to fascinate people with books by taking workshops, producing book, and writing.