Illustrator, Art Director

Hashimoto was born in 1974 in Fukui. Before he graduated from Senshu University, Faculty of Business Administration, he had started self teaching graphic design and began his career as a graphic designer/ art director in 1998. Whilst developing a number of ideas including brand campaign ads, TV spots and graphic work, he extended activity range into illustration in 2007. His work won New York based Society of Illustrators 51 Gold Medal (2008) and other domestic and international ad/illustration awards. His motto is always generating fresh, original and innovative, often disruptive, ideas. He is a member of Japan Graphic Designers Association, Society of Illustrators.

Awards include:
Art Directors Club (NYADC, Gold)Society of Illustrators(NYC, Gold), 3×3 Pro Show (NYC, Gold), One Show Design (Merit), Award Award (Asia, Bronze), Global Design Award (Hong Kong, Gold, Silver, Bronze, Judge's choice), 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide Archive, Artexpo New York 2011 -Top10 Artst, Selected in American Illustration, Society of Illustrators LA (LA, Bronze), London International Awards, Cannes International, New York Festival, Promotinal Marketing Award of Asia (Silver), Asia Pacific Advertising Festival (Print Craft category, Bronze), Tokyo Art Director Annual, Tokyo Illustration Society, Tokyo Type Directors Club Awards, International Poster Triennial in Toyama.

2011 Artexpo NewYork 2011
2011 Solo Exhitionn Snowflakes@ Tokyo
2010 Hong Kong Poster Triennial
2009 Society of Illustrators LA
2009 The 9th International Poster Triennial in Toyama
2009 Society of Illustrators 51 at USA

Books include:
Communication Art Design Annual
Archive 200 Best Illustrators worldwide Vol.3
London International 2008 Annual
Tokyo Art Director Annual
The 9th international Poster Triennial in Toyama
Tokyo Illustration Society
Monthly Illustration Magazine