Congratulations to Tokujin Yoshioka for not only being Designer of the Year at Design Miami in 2007, but now being honored as Designer of the Year 2011 by German design and interiors magazine A&W Architektur & Wohnen.
Tokujin Yoshioka, is one of the most innovative designers working today. Based in Tokyo, Tokujin Yoshioka has built a career using unconventional materials to create objects and spaces. Often employing paper and glass, as well as unusual elements, such as plastic drinking straws, his studio’s work has achieved a cult following among design enthusiasts. Leading design museums, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and the Centre Pompidou, Paris, have Yoshioka’s work in their permanent collections. ~Rizzoli