Chiaki was born and raised in Chiba and Tokyo Area in Japan. She has always been a very curious person and loved drawing, cooking, and making things since she was a child. Having studied interior design in Tokyo, she moved to London to study furniture and product design at London Guildhall University where she enjoyed spending time in wood and metal workshops. She always tries to design things that evoke people's emotion hoping to turn it positive one. She is now working as a FF&E producer and product designer based in Tokyo.