Simple scenes and surreal poses from Japanese illustrator Noritake

Date
10 November 2015
Reading Time
1 minute read

The strange faces and minimal scenes in Japanese illustrator Noritake’s work are utterly charming. Working mainly in monochrome with occasional flashes of blue or peach, the work manages to distil emotions and actions into beautifully crafted one-liners. Noritake has worked on designs for clothing as well as editorial illustration projects, but it’s the advertising work we love the most – quite something considering we have no idea what we’re even being sold.

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Noritake: Illustration

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Noritake: Illustration

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Emily Gosling

Emily joined It’s Nice That as Online Editor in the summer of 2014 after four years at Design Week. She is particularly interested in graphic design, branding and music. After working It's Nice That as both Online Editor and Deputy Editor, Emily left the company in 2016.

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