Eiko Ishioka

1938 - 2012

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Eiko Ishioka (石岡 瑛子, Ishioka Eiko, July 12, 1938 – January 21, 2012) was a Japanese art director, costume designer, and graphic designer known for her work in stage, screen, advertising, and print media.Noted for her advertising campaigns for the Japanese boutique chain Parco, she collaborated with sportswear company Descente in designing uniforms and outerwear for members of the Swiss, Canadian, Japanese, and Spanish teams at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City and was the director of costume design for the opening ceremony of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eiko Ishioka has received more than 595,051 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Eiko Ishioka is the 50th most popular designer (down from 46th in 2019), the 762nd most popular biography from Japan and the most popular Japanese Designer.

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Among designers, Eiko Ishioka ranks 50 out of 87Before her are Hans Wegner, John Baskerville, Jimmy Choo, Nicolas Jenson, Otl Aicher, and Laura Ashley. After her are Diana Vreeland, Milena Canonero, Kaj Franck, Laura Biagiotti, Paul Rand, and Storm Thorgerson.

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Among people born in 1938, Eiko Ishioka ranks 201Before her are Yuri Temirkanov, Luis Artime, Jacqueline Andere, Adolf Scherer, Tommy Chong, and Igor Sergeyev. After her are Sjaak Swart, Manuel Santana, Richard Beymer, Willi Schulz, Choekyi Gyaltsen, 10th Panchen Lama, and Vasyl Stus. Among people deceased in 2012, Eiko Ishioka ranks 137Before her are Adrienne Rich, Besse Cooper, Jean Laplanche, Marcos Alonso, Dilhan Eryurt, and Bohdan Stupka. After her are Eve Arnold, Gitta Sereny, Vicar, Boris Parygin, Josef Škvorecký, and Henry Hill.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Eiko Ishioka ranks 762 out of 5,560Before her are Masami Kurumada (1953), Seichō Matsumoto (1909), Prince Koreyasu (1264), Shō Hashi (1371), Naoko Takeuchi (1967), and Gosho Aoyama (1963). After her are Teruki Miyamoto (1940), Tadao Onishi (1943), Yuriko, Princess Mikasa (1923), Norio Ohga (1930), Keisai Eisen (1790), and Masaki Yokotani (1952).

Among DESIGNERS In Japan

Among designers born in Japan, Eiko Ishioka ranks 1After her are Kaz Hirai (1960), Yusaku Maezawa (1975), Fumito Ueda (1970), and Nicola Formichetti (1977).