Graduated with a BA from Musashino Art University, Tokyo. Moved to the UK in 2002 after working full time for GK Graphics, Inc and Nippon Design Center Inc. in Tokyo. Awarded Diploma from Goldsmiths College, University of London (2003), and MA from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, University of the Arts, London (2005). She started Birds Design in 2006 and is involved in several collaborative projects with international creators as a graphic designer. She is expanding her field by writing critical articles from a designer's point of view.