Kaori Mitsushima


Prague, Czechia

Kaori Mitsushima is an illustrator currently based in Prague, Czech Republic. Cats, birds, and women are the major source of inspiration for Kaori's artwork. Her simple but strong lines reflect a deep connection to Japan, the place where she grew up. She has lived in Tokyo, Berlin and New York City, working for a variety of international clients. Alongside her commissions, she created her own brand, called “Cats I Know,” which is a series of cat people that have been featured on prints, package design, a yearly calendar, and mural paintings. Her work and interviews have been featured by Urban Outfitters, Les Néréides Paris, and The Interactive Design Institute and numerous websites.


2 y

Cats I Know