maiko maruta (administrative director):
maiko maruta: after studying the fluctuating currencies of contemporary political power maiko took on a position as associative marketing consultant at... More > adidas. currently at work on a study of loss and mourning in post-wwII european advertising, maiko presents monogurui as a boutique promotional project featuring minimalist|post-minimalist work in the context of drawing and fashion. maiko co-organizes the newly repurposed mini-company with commission-based content and product development. as former co-director of the adidas ghost project maiko brings to monogurui the cultivation of a machine aesthetic, easily accessible to anyone with an online connection. based in chelsea ny.
monogurui design is alice olkinuora and hannu riedijk. formed in new york in 2006, monogurui develops identity formation for fashion and independent publishing projects. monogurui's motto is if you are the icing: then i am the cake.< Less