Luminous by Tokujin Yoshioka
for Glas Italia

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Luminous by Tokujin Yoshioka for Glas Italia

Milan 2012: Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka will present a table that's almost invisible at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan next week.

Luminous by Tokujin Yoshioka for Glas Italia

Called Luminous, the solid glass table was designed for Italian brand Glas Italia.

Luminous by Tokujin Yoshioka for Glas Italia

Yoshioka specialises in transparent, barely-there design: see all our stories about his work here.

Luminous by Tokujin Yoshioka for Glas Italia

The Salone Internazionale del Mobile takes place from 17 to 22 April. See all our stories about Milan 2012 here.

Luminous by Tokujin Yoshioka for Glas Italia

Here's some more information from Tokujin Yoshioka:


Glas Italia Luminous designed by Tokujin Yoshioka

In 2012, "LUMINOUS" will be presented at Glas Italia in Milan Salone del Mobile 2012.

Luminous by Tokujin Yoshioka for Glas Italia

Glas Italia is an Italian manufacturer of glass furniture who has a long history and tradition, and it is a first collaboration between GLAS ITALIA and Tokujin Yoshioka. "LUMINOUS" is the transparent glass table completed by the solid glass structure.

Luminous by Tokujin Yoshioka for Glas Italia

This table, given its birth by light itself, is as if it is freed from the material world, obtaining its appearance by the refraction of light and emits a mysterious presence.

Luminous by Tokujin Yoshioka for Glas Italia

Glas Italia: Hall 20 - Stand C 12

  • Greg

    to be or not to be…

    ( a little bit too visible…)

  • http://dailygrail.com/ Red Pill Junkie

    Beautiful!

    I hope they get to sell larger tables than the ones shown here, as I'm sure these are not going to be cheap at all, and people who can afford them would want to seat more than 6 people.

  • http://www.AtelierWong.com Patrick Y Wong

    Such a delicate table. My concerns would be it's resistance to scratching, chipping and shattering. How much weight can it support? Is assembly required or is it shipped in one piece?

  • some guy

    how predictable is this dude?! transparent transparent transparent. like nendo. white white white

  • Lutherian

    @some guy

    You're thinking like a Westener.
    People in the East dedicate their lives to perfection of a specific area of expertise – sword making, glass making, poetry – whatever.
    The Germans, are the the nearest approximation of that… and it is perhaps significant that the Japanese influence of BauHaus Architecture influence is so pervasive today that we think of it as "modern" half a century after it was formed.

    It's called **Dedication**