Applying Kimono philosophy to manhole covers

13 July 2017 ● less than 1 min read ● 3 images

I create patterns from seemingly mundane urban landscape such as manhole covers. This is inspired by the works of 18th century Kimono artisan who saw beauty in everyday life then distilled them into iconic patterns.

With my commercial platform, MAMIMU TOKYO, I create cheery and eclectic patterns by transplanting the 18th century Kimono philosophy into 21st century urban landscape. https://mamimutokyo.com


Very cool!

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June Mineyama-Smithson

I'm an entrepreneur in London, United Kingdom

Tokyo creative in London. Founder of a lifestyle brand MAMIMU TOKYO.

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