We are ‘tebukulo’, a creative team that consists of a graphic/web designer and a writer/translator based in Tokyo, Japan.
Our services are tailored to each and every client; these include editorial and web design, illustration, copywriting and translation (Japanese – English).
We are also happy to work on bilingual projects.

Emi Fukushima

Writer and translator

Emi moved to UK in 2003 after working for an English-speaking newspaper in Tokyo. She graduated with BA degree in Creative Studies in English Literature. After working for Japanese-speaking publishers in London and Germany, she became a freelance writer and translator in UK, then in Tokyo since 2013.

Tetsuya Fukushima

Designer and artist

Tetsuya moved to the US in 2002 after working as a graphic/web designer in Tokyo. Having experienced working as an artist assistant and freelance designer, he again moved to UK in 2006. After obtaining MA in Visual Arts, he worked on numerous projects both in art and design field. He moved back in Tokyo in 2013, and continues to create his art and design there.

Magazine design
CD cover design
Icon design
Website design for an architectural design studio
Ad design for an indian art gallery
A catalogue design
An illustration for an online shop
website design for an indian art gallery
A blog design for Small Good Things
book design
Website design for QM
Selected past works - editorial
Selected past AD works

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