Video: Designing the Lexus LS Kiriko Glass Interior Trim

Lexus LS Kiriko Glass

One of the standout interior features in the new Lexus LS is the Kiriko glass interior trim, and here we have a video detailing its creation:

A world first for a production vehicle, it’s a perfect example of how Lexus is using Japanese craftsmanship to create innovative elegance.

Masters of Kiriko worked closely with Lexus designers and engineers to replicate the hand-carved appearance of their glasswork. Traditional Kiriko patterns are created by hand cutting clear colours and delicate lines in the glass, which is then repeatedly polished to a soft glow.

(It’s worth pointing out that this is an extended version of another LS video.)