Born in Nagano Prefecture, Asuka Watanabe is a freelance graphic designer / illustrator based in Tokyo. Watanabe graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in graphic design from Tama Art University in 2008. After working as a designer at advertising agencies and design studios, she is now a freelance. Her usage of colorful geometrical visuals makes her graphic design work unique. She also works as “Okashii-ya” making colorful icy cookies.