Posts Tagged ‘tokujin yoshioka’

Issey Miyake store by Tokujin Yoshioka, Milan – Italy

March 28th, 2017

Being a historic, listed building, much of the interior had to be retained, and the Yoshioka’s challenge was to find a way to fuse the structure’s original elements with the modern retail design aesthetic of Issey Miyake, and if you ask us, the result is quite brilliant. The walls have been stuccoed to perfection, and dipped in a timeless off-white hue, offering a beautiful contrast with the original vaulted ceilings and the newly-laid stone floors.

Issey Miyake store relocation by Tokujin Yoshioka, Zurich – Switzerland

March 15th, 2017

Tokujin Yoshioka, the Tokyo-based architect who has created interiors of many Issey Miyake boutiques across the planet, has designed a setting that hinges on an intricate balance between a futuristic aesthetic with clean lines, captured by coloured aluminum panels, and the building’s original architectural details.

Issey Miyake store by Tokujin Yoshioka, Bangkok – Thailand

July 1st, 2016

Very similarly, the aesthetic is understated, featuring uncluttered and whitewashed open spaces. Furnishings are few and comprise of sleek displays and clothing racks. Additionally, matching mannequins wearing the newest collections dot both floors.

The work of Miyake Issey exhibition by Tokujin Yoshioka, Tokyo – Japan

March 17th, 2016

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.

Tornado Installation by Tokujin Yoshioka, Saga – Japan

July 21st, 2015



Tokujin Yoshioka uses millions of straws to recreate Tornado installation in Japan

Issey Miyake Marunouchi Store by Tokujin Yoshioka, Tokyo – Japan

April 9th, 2015

Crimson aluminium triangles hang above garments and in front of windows at Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka\’s latest store for Issey Miyake in Tokyo.

Rainbow Church installation by Tokujin Yoshioka, Tokyo – Japan

November 17th, 2014

Rainbow Church installation by Tokujin Yoshioka for the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo, Japan.

Issey Miyake store by Tokujin Yoshioka, London – UK

November 4th, 2014

Issey Miyake store by Tokujin Yoshioka, London – UK

Mirror table by Tokujin Yoshioka for Glasitalia

March 10th, 2014

The furniture piece is produced from a thick high-transparency mirrored glass, cut using a special technique in which the surfaces give off a clear sparkling expression through the refraction of light, much like that of a prism.

Tonal vibrations crystal installation by Tokujin Yoshioka, Tokyo

February 28th, 2014

Looking much more like a bed of water than a painting, the piece is actually 6-months’ worth of crystal that have been growing, layer by layer, inside a glass tank. It’s truly a work of art that has been ceded to the hand of mother nature.

Swarovski stand by Tokujin Yoshioka, Basel – Switzerland

October 9th, 2013

Swarovski stand by Tokujin Yoshioka, Basel – Switzerland

Phenomenon by Tokujin Yoshioka for Mutina

July 20th, 2011

In recent years, japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka has aimed to incorporate the law of nature into his designs and pursued the elements of sensation in human beings. His new project ‘Phenomenon’
is a collection of ceramic tiles for italian ceramic design company Mutina, consisting of the series ‘Snow’, ‘Honeycomb’ and ‘Rain’ that draws on natural phenomena, showing the relationship between humans and nature.

Transparent Furniture Collection by Tokujin Yoshioka

June 16th, 2011

Japanese creative designer Tokujin Yoshioka has presented the modern transparent furniture collection that is almost invisible. Look at the images! These transparent furniture designs are called the Invisibles Light. This modern transparent furniture collection is the series of acrylic furniture designed by Tokujin Yoshioka for Italian brand Kartell.

Maison Hermes Window Display by Tokujin Yoshioka, Tokyo

June 14th, 2011

Maison Hermes in Japan is experimenting with a shop front window art installation designed by Tokujin Yoshioka and produced by Satoshi Asakawa. Each window shows a Hermès scarf apparently being blown about by the breath of a Japanese actress. The illusion is achieved by venting air from a small hole in the wall near the mouth in the printed image.

Issey Miyake store by Tokujin Yoshioka

June 9th, 2011

The new flagship store of its latest brand, 132 5. Is distinguished by a layout that does not take away attention from the real stars of space, the clothes in two sizes, transparent worn by mannequins hanging from the ceiling, take large volumes animating three-dimensional body.

Swarovski store by Tokujin Yoshioka, Ginza

May 24th, 2011

Crystal is one of the most enigmatic forms – at once representative of extraordinary geological forces of unfathomable spatial and temporal dimension, and next a legendary artifice of Venetian glassmakers. Self-replicating, but not alive, in its natural state it is a phenomenon the visual perfection of which is virtually unattainable. It is in these supernatural and phenomenological characteristics of mineral and glass that Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka has located a medium of enormous cultural resonance.

Camper Store by Tokujin Yoshioka, London – UK

March 25th, 2011

A new store for shoe brand Camper designed by Tokujin Yoshioka will open in Regent Street, London later this month. The store will feature a wall covered in folded artificial red suede, a development of an installation Yoshioka created for Italian funiture brand Moroso in New York in 2007, which used folded tissue. The chairs shown here, which also use the tissue technique, are Yoshioka’s Bouquet chair for Moroso.