Tokujin Yoshioka is a Japanese designer who has received numerous international awards, and many of his works are part of the permanent collections of the world’s most prestigious museums such as the MOMA in New York and the Centre Pompidou in Paris.
An artist, a designer who certainly needs no introduction, capable of overturning reality with his work.
After designing the torch for the next Olympics in Tokyo 2020, he always returns to the Japanese capital with “Prismatic cloud“, a work created in 2017 but which continues to travel the world.
An installation with over 10,000 prism poles, forming a giant light sculpture on display at GINZA SIX, a luxury shopping complex located in Tokyo.
Using small transparent nails hanging from the roof and stacked together in a structure designed to resemble a real cloud.
“Prismatic cloud” is clearly suspended at a height of fifteen meters and where thousands of prismatic poles are located in a space of about 400 square meters. This causes a lot of light to penetrate between the transparent layers of the cloud.
Beyond his cloud, designer Tokujin Yoshioka has created works inspired by nature for other cities, including a tornado, a sculpture made with more than 2 million straws.
He has also recently collaborated with the famous French luxury brand Louis Vuitton, for whom he created a vase.
An extraordinary designer, capable of subverting all points of view.