Rumiko Matsumoto (b. 1981) is an illustrator and graphic designer hailing from Osaka, Japan. She studied at the Kyoto Saga Art College, specialising in sculpture. After graduating she ventured into illustration and graphic design, working for several web design companies. Now she mainly focuses on her own creations, but is more than happy to do some commissioned artwork. She's inspired by the likes of René Laroux, Jyakuchu Ito and Björk.