Born in Aichi, Japan in 1977, Sakura Adachi obtained BA in Industrial & Craft Design at Musashino Art University in Tokyo and MA in Industrial Design at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design in London. Since 2004, she has been living and working in Milan and has collaborated some well-known design studios. She has won many awards including Red Dot Design Award. She was a teaching staff at Istituto Europeo di Design Milan. Since 2014, she is a lecturer on Industrial Design course at ISIA in Pordenone, Italy.