June Mineyama-Smithson
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June Mineyama-Smithson

Graphic Designer / Artist / D&AD Judge / UAL LecturerLondon, United Kingdom
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June Mineyama-Smithson
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June Mineyama-Smithson

Graphic Designer / Artist / D&AD Judge / UAL LecturerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
London-based Japanese artist/designer, MAMIMU, on a mission to inject optimism into the world. Featured in Creative Boom, ITV Creates, YCN, Cow Parade Niseko and SCMP. UAL Visiting Lecturer & Speaker at YOOX Net-a-Porter and Design Manchester. Background in branding working in London, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Client list includes PwC, LVMH and Cathey Pacific.
Projects
  • MAMIMU Origin Story
    MAMIMU Origin StoryA story of colours, shapes and optimism through my Tokyo Childhood, lockdown and the future. www.mamimutokyo.com Editor: Sam Johns Producer: Sophie Smith Motion Design: Chris Meadmore Additional Motion Design Support: Joel Vaughan Audio Mix: Ed Railton with support from CODA Post Production
  • Infinity Doors
    Infinity DoorsMAMIMU brings optimism and joy to Coventry, along with an impressive creative force including Morag Myerscough, Adam Nathaniel Furman and Gensler. Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 invites a glorious lineup of artists, designers, architects and makers for the city-wide creative regeneration programme.
  • MAMIMU x Dr Tara Swart for ITV Creates
    MAMIMU x Dr Tara Swart for ITV CreatesTo mark the mental health awareness month in May, Artist MAMIMU (June Mineyama-Smithson) and neuroscientist Tara Swart have teamed up to create a series of images to induce a chemical cocktail stimulate feelings of optimism for ITV.
  • MAMIMU x Print Social ‘Empowered’
    MAMIMU x Print Social ‘Empowered’Original design in support of Women's Aid – a national charity working to end domestic abuse against women & children.
  • The Optimist’s 2021 Wall Calendar
    The Optimist’s 2021 Wall CalendarA Gift of Optimism You can Give
  • Download Your Optimism
    Download Your OptimismOptimistic designs to give you a daily dose of sunshine for your mind. For iPhone, Android devices.
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Projects credited in
  • ITV x London College of Communication Graduate- Optimum Optimism
    ITV x London College of Communication Graduate- Optimum OptimismArtist, and London College of Communication (LCC) graduate, June Mineyama-Smithson, has collaborated with a neuroscientist to create a new ident for ITV, as part of the channels ITV Creates project. The project aims to spread optimism across the UK for Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs from 10 – 16 May 2021.
  • International Women’s Day 2022, meet 100 rising stars inspiring change
    International Women’s Day 2022, meet 100 rising stars inspiring changeWe still have a way to go when it comes to improving gender diversity and equality in the creative, tech and digital industries – which is why it is so important for us, as a platform, to use our force for good. We’re thrilled to be releasing our annual list celebrating and shining a spotlight on 100+ rising stars – as nominated by The Dots community – who are transforming the industry of today and inspiring the generation of tomorrow. The list beams with brilliant, talented people and their d
  • Top 10: career advice tips for 2022
    Top 10: career advice tips for 2022Job hunting? Thinking of pivoting your career? Struggling with motivation? Wanting to grow your network? We’ve got you! We’ve put together our top 10 career-related questions for 2022 to help you navigate through the year ahead, no matter if you’re just starting out, or already have experience in the industry. Click through to see insights, advice and top tips from industry mentors and our brilliant Dots community. Got some thoughts of your own? Please add your own wisdom if you have anything
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Work history
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    Associate LecturerUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
    London, United KingdomPart Time
    D&AD logo
    D&AD logo
    Graphic Design JudgeD&AD
    London, United KingdomPart Time
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Skills
  • Graphic Design
  • Branding Design
  • Japanese
  • Public Speaking