Rie Hagesawa more known as "Illust M" is a designer and illustrator from Japan. In her homecountry she regularly participates in art and illustration shows, but not only there. She has held solo exhibitions in Hong Kong as well as brought her art to France and Spain: publishing books and participating in Exquisite Corpse more than once. Illust M enjoys working digitally and aims to achieve something fresh and edge, with a touch of elegant nostalgia.
Don't you think it is so nice that you can time-travel just by coloring? I take these juicy palette, and suddendly I am in the 80th. The "city pop" feeling what is in the air in Japan today, is not just nostalgia, rather arrangements and new interpretations that modern children like. And new cultures take root.