Shin Azumi was born in Kobe, Japan in 1965. After finishing his MA in Industrial Design at the Royal College of Art in 1994, he started working as a design unit 'AZUMI'. In 2005, he established his own office 'a studio' in London. The clients of 'a studio' include lapalma, Magis, Desalto, Muji, Authentics, Guzzini and many other international brands.
Shin Azumi's work has received numerous design awards in Europe and in Japan and his works have been acquired for the permanent collection of several prominent museums. He is a visiting professor of Osaka University of Arts and a lecturer of Vitra Design Museum Workshop.