Love & Music, The Caribbean was a key concept for the spring/summer 2018 collection. Soundbite like Cuba, Ry Cooder, Kid Creole & Coconuts, Salsa, Mambo, Rumba, Cha Cha Cha, Jamaica, Trench Town, Rasta, Rockers, Reggae, and Bob Marley. Working very closely with the Director / Head designer of the brand, Daiki Suzuki, to execute creative concepts for the visual communication of the collection.

Image from Look book (Left) Photo by Jima. Quartet band graphic by Manabu Inada.

Cover of Look book. Photo by Jima.

Original photo of Kingston graphic. Cut out the painted paper and glue it on the board. Photo by Manabu Inada.

Unused graphic of Love & Music 

Early concept drawing. Concept art by Manabu Inada

Client:  Nepenthes USA, Engineered Garments
Art Direction, Design, Illustration:  Manabu Gaku Inada
Year:  2018


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