Pharrell Williams is a Miami-based designer, recording artist, and producer. Jay-Z is a New York-based multiplatinum music artist and producer. Design Miami and Design Miami/Basel are cofounded and directed by Ambra Medda. Nigo is a DJ, music producer, and the creator of the A Bathing Ape clothing label from Japan. Takashi Murakami is a Japanese artist who lives and works in New York and Tokyo.