When one thinks of Japanese embroidery art, cultural imagery comes to mind but these beaded brooches by Moko Kobayashi take a fun and quirky approach to the traditional practice. Maison des Perles artist Moko creates striking and intricately constructed objects using a medium of colored beads and thread.
Her Japanese embroidery art puts a fresh and whimsical twist on tradition and depicts puppies, paint tubes and UFO spacecrafts among other fun subjects. The artist creates necklace pendants, brooches and pins that are set to appeal to quirky fashionistas. Moko Kobayashi works to manipulate beads in a way that makes them resemble pixels. The tiny beads are intricately arranged to form a myriad of fun objects, animals and characters.