Yuichiro Katsumoto is an artist of gadget making and an educator. He is strongly interested in utsuroi that means passage, transition, moving, morphing and etc in Japanese. By interpreting utsuroi, he keeps inventing things since his student days. He studied a video production and an interaction design at Keio University SFC. After getting PhD, he moved to Singapore and worked at National University of Singapore for eight years. In October 2018, he came back to Japan and launched his own studio katsumotoy. In 2019, he started teaching art and design at Tokyo Denki University School of Science and Engineering.