In the ever-more-perfect world of computerised design, accidents can be inspirational. When the software seizes up, some free spirits become even more creative.
Tokyo22 was established while one of its founders, Federico Cabrera, a photographer and designer, was in the Japanese capital and met Jasmin Mishima, whose fascination with the city and its vibrant mixture of traditional and contemporary living had a great influence on him.
It is still the major inspiration for both of them and is the main reason behind the birth of the studio Tokyo22.
“Glitch can bring honesty, or a touch of reality. In glitch, you process and re-create the ‘defects’ of reality to place them in such a way as to bring about a unique beauty.”