Yoko Hasegawa - illustrator

Born in 1981.

Graduated from Department of Design, Tama Art University.
Worked for an apparel company.
Freelance illustrator since 2006.
In 2010, she was the first Japanese artist to feature on packaging for Yves Saint Laurent Beaute Japan.

Works include illustrations for advertising , CD jackets, covers of books, packages for cosmetics, and for major fashion magazines field.
Her illustrations are created by her original technique. A unique method has been used to create a work with an eclectic mix of materials, including antique materials collected from all over the world, such as antique laces, antique kimono fabrics, beads, buttons, sequins, tickets and old paper items and nail varnish. Theme of creations is "dreamy and private emotions" such as recall far-off memory.

Won prizes including the prizes in the 6th ,the 7th and the 8th TIS competitions, the prize in the 24th "The Choice" competition, the Grand prix in the 1st Note competition sponsored by The Illuste Note magazine. And many others.