Naomi Yamamoto is a well-respected Japanese sugarcrafter who has been teaching sugarcraft for over 25 years. A wedding cake designer, sugar artist, sugarcraft instructor.
She studied in the USA and the UK and is certified by Brooklands College to teach sugarcraft to a high standard. Naomi taught at the Genteel Academy in Tokyo, sister school to Brooklands College, as an executive instructor for 13 years and now teaches at a technical college in Tokyo as well as overseas. She has demonstrated at the British Sugarcraft Guild's International Exhibition and at Squires Kitchen.
Naomi's creations often appear in Japanese media, including TV, as well as international media such as Wedding Cakes – A Design Source magazine. Her work is elegant, meticulous, shows a high level of creativity and draws recognition not only in Japan but also from enthusiasts worldwide, particularly her beautiful sugar flowers.
Naomi is the author of Delicate Sugarcraft from Japan (Shibata Shoten, 2007), and although it is written in Japanese it has still become a favourite with sugarcrafters all over the world. She has also recently published Wedding cakes: The couture collection from B. Dutton Publishing Limited, UK. The book introduces 12 stunning wedding cakes for each month of the year.