Inspired by the nostalgic culture, stories, and musics of Japan, the delicate, and the bold, Shoko Ishida (a.k.a. yodaka) strives to create works that sparks a story. Going back and forth with traditional and digital medium, the coffee and tea enthusiast creates her works in the studio with her kawaii golden retriever sleeping by the desk. Ishida is currently stationed in Detroit, Michigan USA.