Azusa Matsukubo is a Japanese graphic designer with extensive experience in multimedia, web and print design. She studied design in Japan, Germany, and the Netherlands. She specializes in research-based design and sometimes incorporates an experimental approach. She received her degree from the Faculty of Art and Design, Kyushu University in Japan (2018). During her studies, she received the Tobitate Study Abroad Japan scholarship program by the Japanese Ministry of Education and did an exchange program at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences (Germany) and Utrecht School of the Arts (the Netherlands). She graduated from MA Information Design at the Design Academy Eindhoven (2023, the Netherlands).

マルチメディア、ウェブ、印刷物のデザインで豊富な経験を持つグラフィックデザイナー。リサーチベースのデザインを得意とし、時には実験的なアプローチも取り入れることで、物事の本質を捉えようと試みます。 九州大学芸術工学部画像設計学科卒業。在学中、日本の文部科学省によるトビタテ留学JAPANの奨学金制度を受け、ダルムシュタット応用科学大学(ドイツ)とユトレヒト芸術大学(オランダ)で交換留学を行いました。2023年にデザインアカデミーアイントホーフェンの修士課程(Information Design 専攻)を修了し、現在はフリーランスのデザイナーとして活動しています。


Master Information Design,
Design Academy Eindhoven
(Eindhoven, Netherlands)

2014 – 2018:
B.A. Visual Communication Design,
Kyushu University
(Fukuoka, Japan)

2017 – 2018:
Exchange program,
Department of HKU media, Graphic Design course
Hogeschool voor Kunsten Utrecht
(Utrecht, Netherlands)

Exchange Program,
Department of Communication Design
Hoschule Darmstadt
(Darmstadt, Germany)


2023 – Present:
Internship | Studio Kartel
(Utrecht, Netherlands)

2020 – 2021:
Traineeship | Digital Society School
(Amsterdam, Netherlands)

2018 – 2019:
Graphic/Web Designer | M2
(Fukuoka, Japan)

Exhibition / Award

Selected for JAGDA International Student Poster Award 2023

Dutch Design Week

Selected for Japan Book Design Award

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