Blazer by Rejina Pyo, bangle by Maria Black, double ring by URiBE and Hikari’s own silver rings Raised in the Midwest with a Bahá’í-guided detachment toward material culture, Hikari Yokoyama has honed her sense of impartiality as a consultant within the contemporary art world. Whether connecting brands for collaboration, building companies such as Paddle8—the online auction house she co-founded—or serving on the board of Women for Women International, Hikari excels at bringing projects to life. How do you describe what you do for a living? This story is from Kinfolk Issue Twenty-One Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 46 Puff Piece On inflatable art. Arts & Culture Issue 44 Hannah Traore The art world's next big thing is a gallerist. Arts & Culture Issue 43 The Sellout On the moral maze of art and money. Arts & Culture Issue 42 Dream House The rise of renderporn. Arts & Culture Issue 40 Olalekan Jeyifous On fantastical architecture and sci-fi Brooklyn. Arts & Culture Issue 39 Liana Finck The wobbly-lined cartoonist with a razor-sharp vision.