So much news about Murakami today! First, I thought the post was going to be about his feature in the newest issue of Casa Brutus, which features his exhibition in Bilbao. And the issue is including a plate that Murakami designed as well (just like those placemats he did for LV). I’m going to attempt to track down a copy but it’s probably going to be a challenge.
Here’s a detail of the plate –
And then I read about Mr. Murakami’s upcoming collaboration with Louis Vuitton. While the pieces from “Multicolore Spring Pallete” won’t release until April 28th, a video teaser has surfaced courtesy of SlamXHype:
And finally, one of Takashi’s protege is coming out with a clothing collaboration of his own with Lucien Pellat-Finet. Mr. (who has also collaborated with Supreme on a set of desks) has a similiar superflat style, albeit with an almost Speed Racer twist? See for yourself.
I wouldn’t mind picking up some of Mr.’s bedding with a few Murakami pillows.