Toshiyuki Yoshino was born in Yokohama in 1959. He graduated from the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts winning the Ataka Prize in metal-casting. In 1989 he received the German government scholarship at the Berlin Academy of Fine Arts Academy of Design Shubebisshu-Mundt. In 1993 He moved to Milan, Italy, and in 1994 opened Studio Yoshino. He established his own furniture brand, the company Remus error, in 1999.