takashi murakami – flower ball gigantic stuffed animal (prototype), 2008 polyester, cotton, 2.5m diameter (depicted prototype .6m diameter) ©takashi murakami/kaikai kiki co., ltd. all rights reserved.

kaikai kiki at design miami/ 2008

3930 ne 2nd avenue, miami december 3 – december 6, 2008

kaikai kiki will be participated in design miami for the first time this year. the studio will present a number of decorative and functional object designed by takashi murakami. the works are based on murakami’s art and present his vision of a ‘superflat’ world, in which there is no distinction between high and low cultures. among the items on show are gigantic plush flowerball cushions, carpets, wallpaper, a sofa, and fine jewelry based on murakami’s signature flower motif. rings and charms will also feature the flowers and other well-known kaikai kiki imagery, like the dokuro skull with flower eyes and the kinoko multi-eyed mushroom.

http://www.designmiami.com http://english.kaikaikiki.co.jpdesign miami/ 08 preview: kaikai kiki kinoko charm, 2008 & dokuro ring, 2008 (sterling silver) ©2008 takashi murakami/kaikai kiki co., ltd. all rights reserved.

design miami/ 08 preview: kaikai kiki flower triple charm, 2008 sterling silver ©2008 takashi murakami/kaikai kiki co., ltd. all rights reserved