Takako is Japanese illustrator and print maker based in London. Grew up in abundance of nature and being aware of changing seasons always inspired her to create with colours. Takako graduated with an honours degree in Graphic Design from Central Saint Martins. She is interested in building up images with layers of colours hence Letterpress and Riso are her preferred printing method. Her illustrations often focus on characters, domestic scenes and family life in vibrant, joyful and humorous styles. Takako is a member at London Centre for Book Arts where her practice is based, she is often found printing with cylinder proof press or carving lino blocks.