Born in Aichi, Japan. In 2001, Sakura Adachi graduated from Musashino Art University in Industrial and Craft Design, specialising in woodwork. She then moved to London to complete her MA in Industrial Design at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design graduating in 2004.
Since 2004, she has been living and working in Milan and has collaborated with some design studios in Milan such as Atelier Bellini and Studio & Partners. In 2005, she participated in Copenhagen International Furniture Fair, and exhibited her graduation work - the bookcase CAVE together with two chairs. The fair was a great success and a number of publications on her works including an interview on the New York Times in 2007. In 2008, she established Sakura Adachi Design Studio in Milan. Her design has a background in industrial design and wooden furniture, and is characterised by a combination of conceptual and craftsmanship approach. Many of her products are self-communicating, the story behind and concept within and making the best use of characteristics of materials. She has collaborated and is currently collaborating with Italian and international manufacturers including: CAMPEGGI, FERMOB, TASCHEN, RIVA 1920, TURA, MARTEX, ESTEL, BIKETJANST, GGA, AMBIENTEC, etc. She has been awarded with RED DOT Design Award for her fruit bowls ECLIPSE.
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