Artist and Illustrator Yeka Haski shares her story of character design as a visual language, kona ikimono (that creature), Japan’s deep-rooted culture of creating characters, her murals, performance art and her comissions for Ikea and Google, at Awwwards Conference Tokyo.
When I came to Japan I was super amazed by sheer number and diversity of characters, I’ve
also realized that people here instantly understand my characters without having to ask
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