Global apparel retailer UNIQLO will release the second Pokemon Meets Artists UT (UNIQLO T-shirt) collection on Monday, March 21.
The first collection debuted in August 2021. UTs (UNIQLO T-shirts), offers an array of authentic pop culture and art graphics from around the world that allow wearers to express their individuality. The collection will feature unique takes on Pokemon by Magma, an artist duo that has earned accolades for their distinctive scrap collages.
For this collection, the duo has used helmets, balls, binoculars, stationary, and other scrap materials with different textures to depict Pokemon, adding new appeal to beloved Pokemon like Pikachu and Magikarp. KIDS’items take inspiration from the game screen for designs depicting Turtwig, Chimchar, Piplup, and other Pokemon, creating a charming collection that will delight people of all ages.
Magma is the artist duo of Jun Sugiyama and Kenichi Miyazawa uses a unique outlook to create works with waste materials, resin, and motor appliances. The duo expanded into furniture, products, and space direction. The duo is garnering considerable attention in Japan and abroad for nostalgic works that fuse analog elements and zany colors.
The second Uniqlo Pokemon Meets Artists UT collection will be available at retail stores on Monday, March 21st, 2022.