Born in Hiroshima, 1966. In 1989, she graduated from the Department of Environmental Design at Kyoto City University of Arts. After working at an architect’s office in Tokyo, she moved to London in 1992 to study Furniture Design at the Royal College of Art, graduating in 1995. She then began work at design unit “AZUMI”. In 2005, she established “t.n.a. Design Studio”. With a focus on furniture, she has designed lighting, jewelry, shop interiors, and the spatial composition of exhibitions. From 2007 to 2012, she served as a juror for the Good Design Award.