Shin Azumi was born in 1965 in Kobe, Japan
1989 - 92 NEC Design Centre Co. Ltd. Personal Computer Dept., Japan Education
1994 MA in Industrial Design at the Royal College of Art, UK
1989 BA in Product Design at the Kyoto City University of Art, Japan
Tomoko Azumi was born in 1966 in Hiroshima, Japan
1990 - 92 Toda Construction Corporation, Design Room, Japan
1989 - 90 Kazuhiro Ishii Architect and Associates, Japan Education
1995 MA in Furniture Design at the Royal College of Art, UK
1989 BA in Furnishing Design at the Kyoto City University of Art, Japan
1995 Shin and Tomoko Azumi founded the Azumi Design Studio in London.
Among their customers are: Abode (Japan), Depot4Design (Germany), Brühl (Germany), E&Y (Japan), Eric Parry Associates (UK), Guzzini (Italy), Habitat (UK), Hitch Mylius (UK), Keen (UK), Lapalma (Italy), Leitner (Germany), Lemnos (Japan), Mathmos (UK), Möve (Germany), Trunk (Japan), TOA (Japan) and Wire Works (UK).
2001 FX International Interior Design Awards, UK, "Furniture of the Year" on HM30 sofa
2000 FX International Interior Design Awards, UK, "Product of the Year" on LEM stool
1999 Peugeot Design Awards / Ceramic, at Oxo Tower Wharf, UK - on Snowman Salt & Pepper Shakers
Furniture Futures Award, by Design Week, UK - on Wire Frame Chair & Stool
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