Tomo Kimura was born in Shimokitazawa, Tokyo, in 1975. After graduating in Human Sciences in Japan at Sapporo Gakuin University in 1999, he decided to spend some time in Italy. In 2002 he got his diploma in Interior Design from Accademia Cappiello in Firenze. Soon after, he started to cooperate with various studios of that city. Realizing that his primary interest was Product Design, he decided to further specialize attending IED, first in Roma, then in Torino, getting his diploma in 2009 and becoming a tutor for a year.
He is currently based in Torino, where he cooperates with advertising and design studios, develops his own projects and is dealing with restoration of modern antiques objects. He aims to become a craftsman.