Japanese architect Yoichi Yamamoto designed a colorfully suspended installation for the window of 'Elttob Tep,' Issey Miyake's Ginza boutique in Tokyo.
Yamamoto, who was responsible for the store's previous display, uses an optically illusive effect to make it seem as though the wooden strips hanging from the ceiling are actually five solid chairs (depending on where you're standing). He explains, "I was interested in the philosophy of Issey Miyake who designs dresses with a dimensional method and I wanted it to have some relevance to my previous work [of] 2D/3D chairs." He goes on to assert that, "Random pieces which are only vertical and horizontal have abstract beauty."
The installation uses Japanese cypress wood painted in bright colors to complement the boutique's extensive array of clothing and accessories. The strips were suspended with stainless steel wire and monofilament.
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