After graduating from Musashino Art University, she worked for a large electrical goods manufacturer. She eventually went on to found Design Studio S with roots in industrial design. The studio works in a variety of different fields. From everyday electronics and specialized healthcare technology to unique capsule hotels, Design Studio S effectively adapts its knowledge of and capability for design.
Fumie Shibata is a professor at Musashino Art University and a Judging Committee Chair of the 2018-2019 Good Design Awards. She is the author of the book ‘Forms within Forms’. Design Studio S has received many awards for excellence in design, such as the iF Gold Award, the Design for Asia Top, Culture, and the Gold Awards.
For Brokis, Fumie designed AWA and BONBORI and BONBORI OUTDOOR collection.