OKAMOTO STUDIO is a New York-based collective best known for their design, production, and consultation of everything made of crystal clear ice. From the most delicate ice wares to life-like sculptures to live performance carvings, OKAMOTO STUDIO delivers the perfect ice experience. Father-son Takeo and Shintaro Okamoto make up the founding core of the group, which was formed in 2003 with a mission of showcasing in the full beauty and potential of handcrafted ice. Whether it's a diamond-patterned ice bar for a wedding, a detailed replica for a film premiere, a massive monogram for a cool Bar Mitzvah, or an elegant installation for a charity gala, custom sculpted ice by OKAMOTO STUDIO is precise, well considered, effective, and mesmerizing.
OKAMOTO STUDIO has fast become a favorite among the event, hospitality, culinary, fashion, and media industries for their articulate and fanciful use of both traditional hand-tool craftsmanship and current art-world sensibilities. Check out our client list to see what people are saying about their experience with us! From the first sketch to the final cut to the studied presentation, OKAMOTO STUDIO fulfills each client’s needs and desires, translating these into the language of form, light, and evanescence. Our team of artists guides you through the possibilities to elevate your special moment, with careful attention to detail, timing, and budget. Whether intimate or grandiose, for Manhattan venues and beyond, custom sculpted ice from OKAMOTO STUDIO renders your event unforgettable, and makes it exceptional.