Azuma Makoto: The Organic Futurist!
trend theme |
floral sculptures |
“Technology gives me options and ideas, but inspiration comes from the plants.”- Azuma Makoto a constant source of inspiration and influencer for Fashion Snoops Visionary trend theme : “Earth Alchemy”, Azuma Makoto’s wide range of awe-inspiring floral sculptures challenge us to reflect on our surroundings and appreciate the unbelievable beauty of these living flowers.
Makoto joined the art world with his botanical sculptures after co-founding a haute-couture flower shop Jardins des Fleurs in Ginza, Tokyo. In this role he found a passion for bringing additional life to the flowers/plants, whilst experimenting with the tension between science and nature.
Makoto’s work experiments with live flowers in various situations on the earth that cannot truly exist in nature. The lush and pretty arrangements have been suspended in air, frozen in ice, and launched into space…