Maiko Takeda is an accessory artist/ designer whose creations evoke both awe and intrigue.

She transforms tangible and mundane materials into surreal and ethereal experiences, for the wearer and the surrounding environment.

References and collaborations

Maiko has collaborated on various projects with Issey Miyake, Björk, Google Cultural Institute, Nike and film Hunger Games: Mockingjay2.

Exhibitions and Museums

Her work has been showed at a number of museums, such as Metropolitan Museum of Art, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum and Museum of Modern Art, to name a few. 

Her work has also been acquired by Metropolitan Museum of Art Manchester Art Gallery, National Museums Scotland and Central Saint Martins for their permanent collections.

Curriculum Vitae
Currently Milan

Maiko is currently working on new body of work. Get in touch to find out more or to collaborate.

2014 – 2020 Tokyo

Accessories designer at Issey Miyake

2011 – 2013 London

MA Millinery at Royal College of Art

2011 London

Work experiences at milliners Stephen Jones and Philip Treacy

2006 – 2009 London

BA Jewellery Design at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design


Born in Tokyo