CULT VISION x MAMIMU: Barbican Geometrics


‘It's a really strong, sturdy bag with great features...Overall, very impressed.’
— Katie Treggiden (Design Journalist)

‘Possibly the prettiest laptop totes around.’
— Jennifer Lachs (Digital Nomad Girls) 

‘I absolutely love this print and never tire of looking at it - it is fabulous.’
— Kerry Q.

‘Definitely recommend! Lovely print and very well packaged.’ 
—Bennett H.

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Artist on a mission to inject optimism into the world.

I love spreading Joy Through Colours and Shapes

I am MAMIMU (aka June Mineyama-Smithson), Japanese designer/artist based in London. Combining the philosophy of Japanese Kimono artisans and Postmodern wit, I create bold joyful patterns from seemingly mundane scenery — from manhole covers in Tokyo, store shutters in Shoreditch to ropes on a sandy beach in Bali.

Collaborations & Commissions

‘Striking Work.’ — Pattern Observer

‘Outstanding portfolio of pattern designs inspired by urban environments.’ — YCN

‘Incredible designer who finds magic in the mundane.’ – Underpinned

‘MAMIMU marries high-end functionality with contemporary and eclectic design.’ — Ello

Featured artist on Creative Boom, YCN, Ello, Cow Parade Niseko, Milk, SCMP, The Dots and On the Grid
Speaker at UAL, SCAD, ustwo, YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP, Design Manchester Festival, Elmwood

Blog posts

Design Process, Revealed!

Design Process, Revealed!

From swimming pool in Hackney, store shutters in Shoreditch to ropes on the sandy beach in Bali, I found inspiration in the most ordinary places...
5 reasons why you should start a self-initiated project according to Tokyo Creatives

5 Reasons Why You Should Start a Self-initiated Project According to Tokyo Creatives

Featuring PechaKucha & Airside...
Creative Insider’s Guide To Tokyo

Creative Insider’s Guide To Tokyo

Wouldn’t it be great to see Tokyo from a creative insider’s point of view?

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