Born inTokyo Japan.Graduate of Computer Graphics at Tokyo Designer Gakuin College.From 2001, based in Tokyo, works graphic designer and illustrator.Mother of three.
Inspired by Ethiopia and Afro-American culture.Attracted to the raw and unrefined, Rina has created illustrations forCD cover jackets, posters, flyers and tapestries, mainly for reggae and soul artists.
Illustrations usually drawn with colour pencils then touched up and finished with acrylics, oils, oil pastels as well as Photoshop.
Has worked nationally and internationally for apparel brands,including creating layouts, logo design, textile design, as well as being in charge of desining a wear of collaboration of ROLLING STONES , NY YANKEES and LALAPLAN.
Rina has been creating designs mainly for young people’s fashion brands, as well as taking the role of art director for shops and cafes.
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