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 49 Checked Out Why is hotel art so boring? Arts & Culture Issue 49 Cult Rooms The history—and future—of Luna Luna Park. Arts & Culture Issue 49 Last Night What did gallerist Selma Modéer Wiking do with her evening? Arts & Culture Issue 47 Thanks, I Hate It How to give feedback to art friends. 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.