Sakura Adachi (born 1977 in Aichi, Japan) obtained a BA in industrial & craft design at Musashino Art University, Tokyo, with a concentration in wood work, as well as an MA in industrial design at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London. Since 2004, she has been living and working in Milan and has collaborated with some well-known design studios such as Atelier Bellini and Studio & Partners. After opening her own design studio in 2008, she has designed for Italian and international manufacturers such as Campeggi, Fermob, Riva 1920, Biketjanst, Estel, Martex, Tura, and Taschen. Her products have been selected for Archiproducts’ Best of 2015 as well as the ADI Design Index in 2016. Adachi was won several product design awards and has been an instructor at the Istituto Europeo di Design Milan as well as ISIA Roma.