This site is home to designs created by Kai Nakano.

Kai Nakano Rasmussen is a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His focus is bold comic art and bright color digital media. His influences are Yayoi Kusama, Ralph Lauren, Roy Lichtenstein, Raf Simons, Rei Kawakubo, and Alexander Wang.  In addition to his interest in fashion design, Kai is an undergraduate molecular biology researcher and graphic designer for the NASA Gilroy Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He is inspired by the emerging discipline of astrobotany and illustrates science figures.

Media Links:

Student researcher uses art and music to understand, teach science of astrobotany

Astrobotany gets a new look: New research generates fashion line

Boofy Fashion: Student Start-Up Reps Japanese, American Culture

New Arts Venture Challenge 2017 Runner Up

How a Wisconsin undergrad is introducing the world to astrobotany: BTN LiveBIG

Contact: knrasmussen@wisc.edu