Milan 2013: Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka presented plastic furniture that resembles cut-crystal glasses for Italian brand Kartell at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile last week.
The Sparkle stool and side table by Tokujin Yoshioka have ridges that gently curve around the sides and fan out across the tops, giving the furniture a twisted appearance.
"Sparkle shines by refraction of light from the prism effect like a crystal glass," says Yoshioka.
Kartell is famous for plastic products and also launched a sofa by Philippe Starck that's the largest single-piece injection moulding in the world on its stand at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile. See all our stories about plastic furniture by Kartell.
Yoshioka meanwhile is known for transparent objects and has previously created a see-through armchair and set of almost invisible tables for Kartell, plus an installation with hundreds of transparent plastic sticks. See all our stories about design by Tokujin Yoshioka.
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