Shin and Tomoko Azumi
AZUMI is the design studio of Shin Azumi and Tomoko Azumi, established in London in 1995. Shin Azumi was born 1965, Kobe, Japan. In 1994 he received a MA in Industrial Design at the Royal College of Art, UK and in 1989 a BA in Product Design at Kyoto City University of Art, Japan. His awards include 1992 Good Design Award on "Personal Word Processor - Bungo Mini 5 si, JIDPO, Japan; 1991 Good Design Award on "PC Engine DUO", JIDPO, Japan; 1989 Grand Prize of Seki Cutlery Design Competition, Japan. Tomoko Azumi was born 1966, Hiroshima, Japan. In 1990 - 92 she worked with Toda Construction Corporation, Design Room, Japan. In 1989 - 90 she worked with Kazuhiro Ishii Architect and Associates, Japan. In 1995 she received a MA in Furniture Design at the Royal College of Art, UK and in 1989 a BA in Environmental Design at Kyoto City University of Art, Japan. she received awards for: 1995 the FX/HNB Furniture Award at the New Designers Exhibition,UK; 1993 ABSA/Arthur Andersen Trophy Design Award, UK; 1989 Grand Prize of Misawa Student Housing Design Award on "Spiral House", Japan.