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

Graphic Designer / Artist / D&AD Judge / UAL LecturerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
London-based Japanese artist/designer 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
  • 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.
  • Lockdown Mindscape: Shanghai
    Lockdown Mindscape: Shanghai‘Lockdown Mindscape’ is a visual documentation of how we are experiencing the global pandemic in 2020. I asked 10 people in 10 locations worldwide to send their physical and introspective views. The result is MAMIMU’s interpretation of mixed emotions in a form of bilingual geometric posters.
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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.
  • PwC
    PwCPwC Global rebrand for one of the world's largest professional services firms.
Work history
    D&AD logo
    D&AD logo
    Graphic Design JudgeD&AD
    London, United KingdomPart Time
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    Visiting LecturerUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
    London, United KingdomFreelance
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Skills
  • Graphic Design
  • Branding Design
  • Japanese
  • Public Speaking