A native of Japan and current Los Angeles resident, Mari considers herself both an artist and storyteller. She is a graduate of Art Center of Design in Pasadena. In her work, she invites the characters to become protagonists in her elegantly crafted imaginary world. Mari’s obsessively intricate and thoughtful approach employs an adventurous palette while allowing her imagination to showcase an ability to balance beauty and a clear narrative.
Designed Toy Releases
These are toys designed by Mari.
Toy Series Participation
These are toys that Mari has lent her design skills to.
These are one-off, or very limited, pieces.
- Piece(s) for Power In Numbers, 2006
- Piece for The Unicorn Show, 2006
- Munny - custom for Munny Show LA, 2005