Shin Azumi was born in Kobe, Japan in 1965. After finishing his MA at the Royal College of Art (UK), he worked as a design unit ‘AZUMI’ for ten years. In 2005, he established his own design office ‘a studio’ in London. His activity covers product, furniture and space design and works with international clients. His works won numerous international design awards and his works were acquired by museums in many countries. He is currently a visiting professor of Osaka University of arts, Japan.