Aiko Fukawa is an illustrator and designer at “AI” which is a brand dealing with paper items in Japan. She graduated from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Design in 2005. She works on a global scale on advertisements, book drawing, stationery, magazines, picture books.
She published a book, called “HOLIDAY by Aiko Fujikawa ART WORKS” (Genkansha) and a coloring book “Four Seasons” (graphic company).
What is your source(s) of inspiration, what moves you?
I get inspired from my ordinal life, everything I see. Especially animals and plants, scenery, and music. I try to shape on paper what I see in my head.
What is the most amazing present you ever received?
When I was a child, Santa Claus gave me stuffed dolls that were lined up in my room.
If I say « paper » what is first coming to your mind?
Mention a quote you feel is creatively inspiring
“God is in the details.”
If you weren’t an artist, what would you be?
I think I would some kind of job to make things. Craftsmen who make pastries or folk crafts?
Topics and causes that matter to you?
I am working on several picture books now. Surely I will stop by a picture book corner whenever I go to a bookstore.
SHISEIDO, KODANSHA, Hakusen-sha, Dentsu, Hakuhodo, FLOW MAGAZINE, Djeco, Frankie Magazine
Aiko is represented by Agent Hamyak