After working for eight years at creative agency in London. Yabe returned to Tokyo in 2013 and established AGENT HAMYAK inc, an artist management agency.
He is engaged in many international projects as a project manager, design breeder as well as artist management such as company advertisement. In 2015, he launched the “Designers in Residence” program “DOOR to ASIA”, which connects Japanese businesses and regions with international creators, in Tohoku with a variety of colleagues. He is also doing a program with the Okuyamato area in Nara Prefecture, Obuse Town in Nagano Prefecture, and East Japan Railway Company in Tokyo.