An echo in Tokyo
Takenobu Igarashi's 1986 logo Tokyo's Suntory Hall
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The venue would be Tokyo’s first ever dedicated concert hall, and was a modern acoustic marvel, created with the goal of pursuing ‘the world’s most beautiful sound’. This had been the realisation of a dream held by Keizo Saji, the president of Suntory Ltd.
Construction began in the late 1970s and the hall opened in October 1986. To coincide with the opening, Takenobu Igarashi and his team at Igarashi Studio were commissioned to develop a logo. Taking inspiration from the past and infusing this with a conceptual dimension, Igarshi devised a striking and unusual mark that would signal a new era for the Tokyo music scene.
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