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TOMOKO AZUMI

Tomoko Azumi

Tomoko Azumi ( born in 1966 in Hiroshima, Japan) followed a course for architecture at Kyoto City University of Arts ( 1985-89) before she started working for an architect’s office in Tokyo. Later she studied furniture design at The Royal College of Arts (1993-95). For 10 years Tomoko worked at the Design Partnership AZUMI before she started the ‘tna Design Studio’ in East London.

8 diorama’s
Paper model kit
1:16 collection

tna Design Studio consists of a multicultural design team under the supervision of Tomoko Azumi. Since the foundation in 2005 the studio has executed a wide range of design projects in the field of furniture, interiors, exhibitions and products. They also organise workshops and do research projects.

Well tempered chair
Paper model kit
1:16 collection

Tomoko Azumi is involved in BA and MA courses. She is a member of various boards including the D&AD Design Award, UK; imm Köln Design Award, Germany and the Good Design Award, Japan.
The 1:16 collection came about under influence from her work as an interior and furniture designer, her interest in the possibilities of paper and diorama’s, which she collects.