toki by emmanuelle moureaux   where color and time coincide toki by emmanuelle moureaux   where color and time coincide
nov 12, 2012

toki by emmanuelle moureaux where color and time coincide

‘toki’ by emmanuelle moureauxall photos by daisuke shimokawa / nacasa & partners



emmanuelle moureaux‘s ‘toki’ project (which means ‘time’ in japanese) investigates the universal element of time expressed through the japan-based designer’s signature use of bold color. the large-scale work is composed of an array of sticks presented in various hues.each one moves through the implementation of magnets, at contrasting degrees much like the hands of a clock, an abstract representation of the multiple time zones of our world and an indication of progress and moving forward. the interactive work was on show at designtide tokyo 2012.

‘toki’a universal elemented called ‘time’,a sensuous element called ‘color’when the disparate two coincide,it lures the the emotional world of ‘time’.



emmanuelle moureaux explains the concept behind ‘toki’ to designboom

video courtesy of emmanuelle moureaux / © designboom



the use of colorful sticks is a signature of the french-born designer’s work



 the ‘hands’ move at different rates and angles offering an abstract visual of time

  • now take it to the next level and the level beyond that
    as it is it is nice and pretty and safe
    “mantle art”
    safe and sale-able

    Paedra says:
  • Magnetic Time, Time Magic, Time Ludico track ….

    carlos lima says:

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