Gender
Female
Born
Jul 12, 1938
Tokyo, JAPAN
Died
Jan 21, 2012
Tokyo, JAPAN
Designer
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Biography: Eiko Ishioka was born on July 12, 1938 in Tokyo, Japan. She studied at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. She worked in advertising for Shiseido and opened her own graphic design company in the 1970s. She wrote "Eiko by Eiko" and "Eiko on Stage." She married Nicholas Soultanakis.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "Closet Land," "Bram Stoker's Dracula," "The Cell," "The Fall," "Theresa: The Body of Christ," "Immortals," and "Mirror Mirror." Television credits include: "Das Rheingold" and "Cirque du Soleil: Varekai."

Other Awards: Received a Cannes Film Festival special prize for "artistic contribution" for "Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters" in 1985. Won a Grammy Award for her artwork for Miles Davis' album "Tutu" in 1987. Won an Oscar for Best Costume Design for "Dracula" in 1993.

Trivia:
She was the director of costume design for the opening ceremony of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark (Jun 14, 2011 - Jan 04, 2014)
  • Costume Design by Eiko Ishioka
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David Copperfield: Dreams and Nightmares (Dec 05, 1996 - Dec 29, 1996)
  • Visual Artistic Director: Eiko Ishioka
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M. Butterfly (Mar 20, 1988 - Jan 27, 1990)
  • Scenic Design by Eiko Ishioka
  • Costume Design by Eiko Ishioka
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M. Butterfly (Sep 22, 1990 - Jan 05, 1992)
  • Scenic Design by Eiko Ishioka
  • Costume Design by Eiko Ishioka
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Tony Award®

 

Best Costume Design of a Musical

2012 | Nominee  | Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark
Costume Design by Eiko Ishioka
 

Best Costume Design

1988 | Nominee  | M. Butterfly
Costume Design by Eiko Ishioka
 

Best Scenic Design

1988 | Nominee  | M. Butterfly
Scenic Design by Eiko Ishioka

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Costume Design

2003 | Nominee
Eiko Ishioka (for "Cirque du Soleil: Varekai")
 

Outstanding Costume Design

1988 | Nominee  | M. Butterfly
Costume Design by Eiko Ishioka
 

Outstanding Set Design

1988 | Nominee  | M. Butterfly
Scenic Design by Eiko Ishioka

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