Up Close With Satoshi Hashimoto
Illustrator Satoshi Hashimoto was born in Yokohama, Japan, where he is now based. After studying graphic design and photography, Satoshi taught in a preparatory school for art university for four years, before starting to work as an illustrator in 1995. Satoshi has been heavily influenced and inspired by the line styles of the 1950s and 60s, including old children’s illustrated dictionaries and colour prints of that period, as well as craft objects and travelling. He continues to develop his clear and distinctive drawing style and his work regularly appears in Monocle magazine.