Arisu Kashiwagi is an Emmy-winning designer + director based in New York. Born in Japan and raised in Los Angeles, Arisu graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Fine Arts Graphic Design in 2005. She started her career at Imaginary Forces as a designer and is currently an independent director in the creative industry. Together with her producer Anna Kim, she currently operates a creative agency that focuses on branding, video production, and title design. She is represented by the talent agency, MA+Creative / M+A Group as a director in the fashion, beauty, luxury, and sportswear sector.