Takashi Murakami is an artist whose work is inspired by his home country, Japan. He became a household name in North America when he collaborated with Marc Jacobs on a line of handbags.
Thus, Takashi Murakami has become a relevant fixture in the world of couture fashion and North American pop culture. He has gone on to work with many globally recognized fashion lines, including Louis Vuitton.
The big release for Takashi Murakami this year are the KaiKai KiKi toys. The vibrantly colorful toys boast Murakami’s famous Japanese design influence, and are available as adorable plush toys and puppets.