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Masayo Sakai (designer, illustrator), representative of atelier s design office

Illustrator notation: Masayo Sakai





* Biography *

Born in Aichi Pref, Japan

Received an illustration reward since 1995 when I was in high school

Graduated from a private art junior college in Aichi prefecture Graduated from a vocational school design course

Employment at a printing company Commercial design After working offline (advertising creation), became independent

2004 Established design office "atelier s"


Designer activities:

Design mainly for making advertisements on paper media (offline)

Propose the texture and familiarity of paper


Illustrator activities:

Currently, illustrations and exhibitions are the main activities Preparing for overseas activities

I'm drawing a pop and cute illustration

The illustrators I admire are Norman Rockwell and Lucy Cousins.

Interested in the activities of overseas illustrators

Painter activities:

Activities at international exhibitions

2023 International Award



* Production environment *

Mac OS X Ventura 13.2 Illustrator CC 2023 (Delivery is available in jpg, ai, pdf)



* Exhibition history *


○July 2015 Participated in Nihonbashi Rectoverso Gallery Group Exhibition

○November 2015 Komaki City Manabi Creation Center Mall Solo Exhibition

 Illustration Exhibition 2015 Autumn


○February 2016 CRUX Kafeo Exhibition on the 2nd floor of Daiba Frontier Building, Minato-ku


○May 2016 Shinjuku Ward Living Design Center OZONE

 Participation in OZONE Craft Market


○September 2016 Participated in Nihonbashi Rectoverso Gallery Group Exhibition



○May 2017 Komaki City Manabi Creation Center Mall Solo Exhibition

 Refreshing Illustration Exhibition 2017


○October 2017 Participation in Nihonbashi Rectoverso Gallery Group Exhibition



○Participated in THE 20TH Field Fine Exhibition from November 19th (Monday) to November 24th (Saturday), 2018

 Venue Toyosu Civic Center 1st floor gallery


○CRUX Kafeo Illustration Exhibition from Saturday, December 1st to Monday, December 31st, 2018

 Venue 2-3-2 Daiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo Daiba Frontier Building 2nd floor



April 17th (Wednesday) -21st (Sunday), 2019 salone di MK Illustration exhibition

 Venue 1-29-2 Uchikata-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya


July 13th (Tuesday) to 17th (Saturday), 2021 [produced by RVG Group Exhibition] 

 Title: Illustration exhibition <2021.July>

 Subtitle: Fairytale & Fantasy with Rain Sounds

 Venue 2-17-13 Nihonbashi Kayabacho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 2nd Inoue Building 4F



mini art exhibition from Thursday, July 22nd to Tuesday, July 27th, 2021

 Venue 2-5-11 Nishikanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Publishing Transportation Building 3F

 GALLERY 2511shoutout

Linedrawing Exhibition from November 28 (Sun.) - December 25 (Sat.), 2021

 Art Piece, EAST Building, 3-20-2 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan

 Design Festa Gallery Harajuku


from March 3 (Thu.) - March 25 (Fri.), 2022. THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space
         March 4 (Fri.) - March 25 (Fri.), 2022. its liquid ART SPACE
Calle Larga San Marco, 374 30124 Venezia, Italy → EXHIBITION REVIEW : OPENING

○Graphic Art exhibition <October 2022> -Creative Expression Today

Period: Tuesday, October 4 - Saturday, October 8, 2022

Time: Weekdays/Tuesday-Friday 12:00-18:00 Last day/Saturday 12:00-15:30

Place: Inoue Building No. 2, 4F, 2-17-13 Kayabacho, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo



○Firenze Contemporary exhibition

February 4 to 18, 2023

○Roman exhibition

March 24 to April 7, 2023


Firenze 2nd

June 3 to 17, 2023

atelier s design office Staff List

Respected helper

*Sakai = " 酒" and "井" written in Kanji  "sake" and "well" 

=Congratulation,Celebration of sake

Thank you for your friendship as always.

SAKAI masayo

Nice to meet you. I'm Masayo f Sakai, Orient , painter , illustrator and designer.

I like flowers and nature.

The harassment aggravated my heart condition. with stenosis in the pulmonary artery area

Favorite thing: reading, watching movies, disc golf, walk, and selection of shoes, english lesson ♪ and SPEC

Favorite parson: kotaro isaka "Hal came falling from the second floor"

life is journey

I have my freedom to live

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