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all images courtesy Daisy Balloon

The artist Rie Hosokai (previously), who goes by the more professionally appropriate moniker Daisy Balloon, creates wild and intricate dresses out of small balloons. Fashion is her forte but she also designs sculptural work as well, like the giant teddy bear (made from smaller teddy bear balloons) for the recent Nipponista pop-up shop in NY.

In fact, Hosokai is releasing her second photobook this month, which contains a collection of 16 recent works of both commercial and more experimental nature. You can pick up your own copy right here.

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“Wish a White” for Kyoto Takashimaya (2013)

 

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artwork for Numero magazine issue 73 (2013)

 

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dress for Björk at Fuji Rock Festival 2013

 

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“Pattern Dress 3″ (2013)

 

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“Pattern Dress 2″ (2013)

 

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“Pattern Dress 1″ (2013)

 

 

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“Exuviation” (2013) | artwork for Futakotamagawa Biennale

 

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“THE MOMENT IN A SPRINGS” (2012) for Osaka Takashimaya

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