Noticed: Yuri Kobayashi

By John Burrows, Wood Design.

Yuri Kobayashi was born and raised in Japan. She later relocated to the US for graduate studies and is currently a teacher at the furniture design program at RISD.

Her sculpture contains familiar, traditional Japanese techniques – a culture and aesthetic she sees as imbedded by virtue of her upbringing – often playing on repetition as a way to focus it on sameness…

Read on, here.

 

All images courtesy of Yuri Kobayashi, via Wood Design.

 

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