- Graduated from the BA(Hons) Academy of Arts
course, Joshibi University of Art and Design, Tokyo. Studied fine binding
at ‘Bookbinding Studio Livre’ ,Tokyo. Diploma with merit
in Fine Bookbinding and Conservation, Guildford College of Technology,
- Since graduating has given workshops, lectures,
exhibitions in the UK, USA, Europe and Japan.
- Opened the “Jade
Bookbinding Studio” in London 1997, concentrating
on private tuition, commissioned and personal work.
- Elected Fellow of
Designer Bookbinders (UK) in 2007, and is a member of The Society
of Bookbinders (UK) and Tokyo Bookbinding Club (Japan).
- The Second International
Bookbinding Art Work Exhibition in Italy 2002. Selected
Maestri Rilegatori per Il Cantico Delle Creature".
The British Library, London; private collections in USA, Denmark,
Japan and UK.