After graduating from the Faculty of Art and Design, University of Toyama, Karin worked at a graphic design office. She has been involved in many visual branding projects. After that, she gained experience in product design for cosmetics at ORBIS Inc. She has worked in a wide range of design fields, including product and space design, with a focus on graphic design. On an individual basis, she continues to work on art direction for apparel brands and architectural firms. Awards received include the "SDA Award" Gold Prize and the "D&AD" Wood Pencil in the branding category. She is a professional member of JAGDA.