tokujin yoshioka: 'moon fragments' in 'story of... memories of CARTIER creations' exhibition tokujin yoshioka: 'moon fragments' in 'story of... memories of CARTIER creations' exhibition
apr 06, 2009

tokujin yoshioka: 'moon fragments' in 'story of... memories of CARTIER creations' exhibition

‘moon fragment’ tokujin yoshioka design © CARTIER

the historical CARTIER jewelry exhibition at the tokyo national museum opened last week and will run until may 31th, 2009.

tokujin yoshioka designed two perfume bottles ‘moon fragments’ for CARTIER which take the form of a disk and a sphere shape. both are included in the show.

‘the perfume bottle named ‘moon fragment’ is a piece that I designed based on my vision of the future of CARTIER, and was created through a fusion with the ‘story of…’ fragrance that was specially blended by a CARTIER paris perfumer. asingle diamond, sparkling inside the bottle that itself emits a truly moonlike transparence, adds a poignant fragrance to the memories of CARTIER’S history. Ihope that the stories of CARTIER, the memories of the viewers, and the world offantasy suggested, along with this fragrance, will be engraved on people’sminds, while, with the memories of eternal beauty in their hearts, the ‘stories’ ofthis exhibition will be woven into the future’– tokujin yoshioka

see the making of tokujin yoshioka’s ‘moon fragment’ perfume bottles.

‘moon fragment’ tokujin yoshioka design © CARTIER

‘moon fragment’ tokujin yoshioka design © CARTIER

‘moon fragment’ tokujin yoshioka design © CARTIER

‘moon fragment’ tokujin yoshioka design © CARTIER

last room in exhibition

last room in exhibition

‘moon fragment’

‘moon fragment’

‘moon fragment’

exhibition view

exhibition view

‘water block’

‘moon fragment’

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