Yohannes Camps-Campins was born in Martinique. Camps-Campins developed an eye for color and shape early in his life in Trinidad and Tobago. He left Trinidad to study in Dorset and eventually ended up in London. He studied fine arts there and continued his studies in Paris, where he would remain for the next 25 years. He worked as a graphic designer for many different agencies. Eventually, he became the founder and art director of the design studio ZO2, which specializes in corporate identity and publishing. He also designed the font Metalhead. Some of his works have been published in the French press, and he has participated in several exhibitions.