Born in 1967. Tokujin Yoshioka worked under Shiro Kuramata and Issey Miyake, and established his own studio, TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA INC. in 2000. Active in the fields of design, architecture and contemporary art, he is highly acclaimed globally with works themed in nature, which also reflect the Japanese idea of beauty. By giving figure to various human senses using elements such as light, expressions that are unique and surpassing the concept of shape are able to take form.
Tokujin Yoshioka has designed for Issey Miyake and other global companies such as Cartier, Swarovski, Louis Vuitton, Hermès, Toyota, and Lexus, and has been announcing new works at Salone del Mobile Milano (world’s largest international furniture exhibition) in collaboration with Italian furniture brands including Kartell, Moroso, Glas Italia, and Driade.
Tokujin Yoshioka has won many international awards, including Design Miami Designer of the Year, ELLE DECO International Design Awards Designer of the Year, and Milano Design Award.