Illustration // Wednesday, July 17, 2013
"Tokyo Candies," aka Rubens Cantuni was born in 1982 in Genoa, Italy. His work is influenced by a multitude of different sources spanning from japanese imagery and culture to pop and street art; from tattoos to pop surrealism, movies and comics. Cantuni has worked for several startups and independent fashion brands as well as big multinational companies such as Nike, Hasbro and WWE. He focuses mainly on character design and typography with rich contrasts in style. His work has been described as cute, disturbing, funny, slightly sexy. He loves to work in vectors as much as he loves pizza, which we assume is a lot.