Born in Japan, Tomoko Azumi trained as an architect before later studying furniture design at the Royal College of Art. Following a ten year partnership at AZUMI, Tomoko opened t.n.a. Design Studio in 2005. Her designs are synonymous with both stunning form and superb functionality, improving the quality of everyday life through visual aesthetic. Tomoko received the Furniture Makers’ Company Design Guild Mark 2016 for excellence in furniture design for her Ercol Flow Chair.