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  • Glass Tea House - KOU-AN A Message Composed of Light in Tribute to Healthcare Workers

    08 March 2021

    “Glass Tea House - KOU-AN” is illuminated in cobalt blue to show a message of appreciation to the health care professionals working to fight the COVID-19 virus. Accompanied by the interview with Tokujin Yoshioka, imagery of his teahouse installed and illuminated in front of The National Art Center, Tokyo is provided on Roppongi Art Night Digital “RAN TV.”

    Streaming | https://www.roppongiartnight.com/2021/spinoff/en/contents/301/
    Streaming date | From March 8, 2021
    *The illumination of cobalt blue is only available on this online program.

    Please visit WORKS for the details of “Glass Tea House - KOU-AN.”

  • “Crystal of Light" is installed at the Tokyo Metro Ginza Station

    21 October 2020

    We are pleased to announce that public art by Tokujin Yoshioka, titled “Crystal of Light”, is installed at Tokyo Metro Ginza Station from 16th October, 2020.

    Ginza is the epicenter of Tokyo’s luxury shopping, and the Ginza Station welcomes the average of 257,440 passengers a day. (Average of 2019) In celebration of the station’s renewal, Tokujin Yoshioka’s “Crystal of Light” is exhibited as a new symbol of the station for decades.

    “Crystal of Light” is a sculpture created by the light of 636 crystal glasses that consist of unique facets. The positions of these crystal glasses are programed based on the map of the world and designed to express the world with light.

    Innumerable glows emitted from the crystal glasses come together to form one great light which conveys a wish for peace, hope for “the world to be united as one with all lives on earth.”

    We hope this new cultural symbol of Ginza gives off a radiance for the bright future.

    Venue | Tokyo Metro Ginza Station B6 Exit
    With the sponsorship of Shiseido Company, Limited

    Please visit WORKS for more information.
  • In hope for peace - Public art to be exhibited at Tokyo Metro Ginza Station

    23 September 2020

    A public art by Tokujin Yoshioka, titled “Crystal of Light”, will be exhibited at Tokyo Metro Ginza Station.

    “Crystal of Light” is a sculptural art work created by the light emitted from crystal glasses. 636 crystal glasses, which have the special facets, come together and form one great light. The directions of the lights are programed based on the map of the world, and communicate the hope for world peace.

    Title | Crystal of Light
    Venue | Tokyo Metro Ginza Station B6 Exit
    Exhibited from Friday, 16 October, 2020
    With the sponsorship of Shiseido Company, Limited

    Please visit WORKS for more information.
  • LOUIS VUITTON Charger plate

    08 July 2020

    LOUIS VUITTON MAISON OSAKA MIDOSUJI has opened on February 1st, 2020.
    The opening of this store marks the very first restaurant to be housed within one of the LOUIS VUITTON stores internationally.

    Tokujin Yoshioka has designed a charger plate that is going to be used in this restaurant. Sculpture-like form created from the maison’s iconic monogram expresses the contrast of the history and future, and invites you to a trip through time.

    Please visit WORKS for more information.

  • Donation of the face shield

    19 May 2020

    I've donated 50,000 face shields to medical facilities, social welfare facilities, and local authorities in Japan. I hope the peaceful days will come back to everyone around the world.

    Tokujin Yoshioka
  • Easy-to-make FACE SHIELD

    14 April 2020

    I am grateful to the brave and dedicated healthcare workers for fighting the contagious disease.

    As the pandemic ranges, I started to think about what design could do for the society. I’d like to share my quick and simple face shield idea for emergency situation with shortage of medical supplies. It only takes 3 steps to create this face shield; put the template on top of a clear plastic sheet, cut them along the guideline, and attach it to your glasses.

    Hopefully this can be of any help to healthcare workers, and I wish the situation gets better soon.

    Tokujin Yoshioka


    Template could be downloaded for free from the link below.

    Templates are available in 4 sizes.
    A3 format (Large)
    A3 format (Small)
    A4 format
    Letter size

    * Notice
    - Use the medical supplies approved by your institution’s standards when treating contagious disease.
- This face shield has not been tested or qualified to prevent or reduce infection.
    - Please consult your physician when using it, and pay sufficient attention to infection prevention, e.g. disinfecting your hands.
    - Commercial use is not permitted.

    We appreciate your kind understanding and cooperation.

    Instruction video is shared on our social media as well.
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tokujin_yoshioka/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/TokujinYoshioka
    Youtube: https://youtu.be/ycJiGOgbLnc
  • 09 April 2020

    I hope that rays of light will shine on everyone across the globe.

    Tokujin Yoshioka
  • Design direction of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay Celebration Cauldron and Lantern

    19 March 2020

    Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay Celebration Cauldron and Lantern are unveiled.

    The Celebration Cauldron is used for ceremonial occasions, including the Arrival Ceremony, the Special Display of the "Flame of Recovery", the Departure Celebrations and the celebrations at the end of each day. In addition, part of the material used to create the Cauldron is recycled aluminium which was originally used in the construction of temporary housing units in the aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake. The design is based on the same cherry blossom motif as that of the torch.

    The lantern is an item that is used to transport the flame lit in Greece to the host country, and carried by vehicle between municipalities where the torch relay is held. Tokujin Yoshioka redesigned the historical lantern specially for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Torch Relay.

    Celebration Cauldron | Designed by Tokujin Yoshioka
    Lantern | Design direction by Tokujin Yoshioka

    Tokyo 2020 Official Website
  • GINZA SIX Art Installation

    29 January 2020

    ‘Prismatic Cloud’ will be installed in the central atrium space at GINZA SIX.

    The enormous sculpture of light inspired by the principles of nature layers some 10,000 prismatic rods in an approximately 400 square-meter space to create transparent layers through which light penetrates. This cloud-like sculpture of light awakens us to the perception of natural energy.

    Thu. 27th February 2020 − Tue. 23rd February, 2021
    Venue | GINZA SIX (Central atrium)
    Address | 10-1 Ginza 6-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

    *GINZA SIX has re-opened from 29th May 2020. Please visit GINZA SIX website for more information. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your kind understanding and cooperation.

    Please visit WORKS for more information of the work.
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