EAST-PACIFIC LAB is an experimental styling design space, created by awarded transportation designer, Yaro Yakovlev. Lab specialises in transportation and product design. It is an independent and creative place where you can get inspiring and genuine design solutions for your business. There are no limits whether you are an established company or a startup, you'll be provided with top quality, human-oriented, unique, high-style, precise, sophisticated and passionate design, complete concept development from A to Z.
East-Pacific Lab visualises ideas into shapes and makes dreams come true.
HISTORY. Lab was founded in 2016 and currently located in city of Tokyo, Japan. It started as a place with no borders, where designers and clients can freely communicate and experiment aiming to find unique, bold, breaking-through design solutions. Forget about any limitations in order to find best possible design. Enjoy creative activities.
FOUNDER. Yaro Yakovlev is an automotive & product designer, focused on discovering new styles, aesthetic shapes and stunning emotions in the functional world of design. He wasn't born with pencil in his hand, yet his first conscious drawing was red and boxy car, station wagon in particular. Later he obtained industrial design degree in Saint Petersburg State Academy of Art and Design (Russia), followed by transportation design degree in IED (Truin, Italy). There he met and learned from a visionary and influencer Chris Bangle, worked with Ferrari as a freelance designer and then moved to Japan to join extremely creative advance design team of Yamaha Motor company, succeeded by advance design team of Daihatsu Motor company. After which he joined creative team of Subaru Motors. During this period he also participates in educational activities as a mentor at universities of Japan and Russia. In October 2016 he was invited as a panel speaker and juror at Design Week Turkey, Istanbul.
2020 Subaru Motor Company - Car Designer
2017 Daihatsu Motor Company Studio Sign - Car Designer
2016 East-Pacific Lab - Founder
2013 Yamaha Motor Company - Advance Designer
2013 International Challenge "Project Cortege, Limousine for President" - Winner
2012 Ferrari - Freelance Industrial Designer
2012 Istituto Europeo di Design - Bachelor Transportation Design Degree
2011 Chris Bangle Associates - Future Mobility Workshop
2009 ('14) Saint Petersburg State Academy of Art and Design - Industrial Design Degree