Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Design Inspiration: Motoi Yamamoto's "Saltworks"

Motoi Yamamoto is a Japanese artist known for creating art with salt. 

His precise large-scale installations are often created in memory of his deceased sister. 

The "saltworks" are an effort by Yamamoto to preserve memories of his sister. 

As you can see from the images here and on the artist's website, the work is both admirable for its sensual design and for its ability to evoke deep feelings from such humble materials.

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