Shin Azumi was born in Kobe, Japan in 1965.After finishing his MA at the Royal College of Art (UK) in 1994, he started working as a design unit ‘AZUMI’.
In 2005 he founded his own office “a studio”, designing products, furniture, lighting, consumer electronics, and space design.
In 2016 he and his studio moved the base from London to Tokyo.The clients list of ‘a studio’ includes lapalma, Magis, Desalto, Fredericia, Tefal, Authentics and many other international brands. Shin Azumi’s work has received numerous design awards in Europe and in Japan, amongst which the Blueprint 100% Design Award and “Product of the Year” of FX International Design Award.He also took part in the jury of numerous design awards such as, IF Design Award (DE), Furniture Design Award (SG), etc. His works were acquired by many international museums such as Victoria & Albert Museum (UK), Stedelijk Museum (Holland), etc.