Symbolon

Deanne Cheuk Reader Find

By Deanne Cheuk in New Illustration on Monday 16 August 2010

Japanese illustrator Symbolon works with his signature ‘shadow graphic’ style to create fashion illustrations for clients including BBC, Polaroid, Macy’s and American Airlines.

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Makiko Kishino

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Illustration on Thursday 10 June 2010

Japanese illustrator Makiko Kishino’s delicately lined drawings and ink washes capture the simultaneous romanticism and malaise of Japanese youth culture.

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Fujita Minako

Ilana Kohn Reader Find

By Ilana Kohn in New Illustration on Thursday 17 September 2009

The moment Japanese artist Fujita Minako’s site comes up, and I get a load of that adorable floating island, I think Howl’s Moving Castle! I’m hooked. Diving into the rest of her site, I’m even more won over.¬†She has such a way with landscape vignettes and little buildings. This stuff is straight out of my most pleasant day dreams.

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