In each of their projects, the designers aimed to manifest an idea, a feeling, or a situation – all things that can’t be touched – as a physical item. The objective was to counteract the increasingly digital, and therefore untouchable, world we live in.
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The exhibition is staged at a purpose-built venue in the heart of the city near the grounds of the imperial palace, and presents the company’s history since its foundation in 1854. It does so by way of a series of specially designed settings, presenting a wealth of products from the Louis Vuitton archives in nine differently themed sections.
Above different decorative elements represented with daily life unreal colours are used to create a reflection about their influence on our point of view and the state of mind they generate. Last, different forms and colours for the exhibition walls invite the visitor to live an experience from the beginning to the end at Onok Lighting’s stand.
The show sheds light on Miyake’s ideas about making things, and his approach to design — spanning from his earliest works to his latest projects — and to showcase his creations, Yoshioka has envisioned two mannequin typologies to display Miyake’s clothing which stem from the idea of ‘A piece of cloth’ being transformed into a beautiful shape that is worn on the human body.
Alongside contemporary highlights from his own collection that have been paired with hand-selected items picked by the museum’s curators, the exhibition is a delightful display of curiosities in a space that is enveloped with a sparkling sheen thanks to the holographic material that covers all surfaces.