Posts Tagged ‘japan’

CANELÉ du JAPON doudou by Asano Geijyutsu inc., Osaka – Japan

September 15th, 2017

Cladding Oya tuff stone from façade to the interior, with creation of an impression for unity of inside and outside. It became an absolute sophisticated and innocent spatial with our work narrowing down the raw materials to three kinds (Oya tuff stone, Chestnut wood, and copper), and simplify the finishing touches.

Maison Margiela store, Osaka – Japan

September 13th, 2017

The look of the shop-in-shop follows the brand’s quirky design codes, featuring carpeting in a trompe-l’œil wooden planking motif that covers more than half of the store, extending even on the wall, right up to the ceiling.

Domicile Tokyo store by Yoshiro Nishi a.k.a. Yoshirotten, Tokyo – Japan

September 8th, 2017

Fully stripped back, it now features the structure’s original wooden beams and concrete flooring, using only red transparent sliding doors as a pop of colour. Domicile Tokyo stocks a range of highly niche streetwear brands, including items from the A$ap Rocky’s design collective Awge, infinite archives, pleasures, know wave, and frog skateboards.

Fendi flagship store, Tokyo – Japan

September 4th, 2017

The retail space of the Italian fashion house certainly is the most iconic, thanks to a façade of arches that mimicks the Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana, its landmark headquarters in Rome.

“Tohoku Standard” souvenir shop by Keiji Ashizawa Design and Delinium Arquitectes, Japan

August 26th, 2017

Over six hundred units of the “carry stool” were combined and stacked to form a display system along the surface of the walls. Other simple pieces from the Ishinomaki Laboratory collection such as the “aa stool” and “ma series” were introduced as display platforms for the store’s merchandise.

TSUKIJI SUZUTOMI restaurant by GATE interior design office, Tokyo – Japan

August 24th, 2017

TSUKIJI SUZUTOMI restaurant by GATE interior design office, Tokyo – Japan

Wut store, Tokyo – Japan

August 23rd, 2017

The interior design boldly takes cues from its former cradle, featuring tiled up surfaces and furnishings, and as if to flaunt an evolution of sorts, walls clad in matching vertical planking. The all-white interior is offset by suspended and moveable clothing racks in a bright red hue.

Piao_Xiang restaurant by GATE interior design office, Tokyo – Japan

August 21st, 2017

Piao_Xiang restaurant by GATE interior design office, Tokyo – Japan

Loewe pop-up store by Johnatan Anderson & m/m (paris), Shinjuku – Japan

August 21st, 2017


The pop-up store is funished with sleek tiered displays, clothing racks and furnishing is a pristine white hue, paired with neatly arranged potted plants that add a colourful touch.

Ya Pan bistro by Pitsou Kedem and Baranowitz & Goldberg Architects, Tel Aviv – Israel

August 16th, 2017


Kedem worked together with Baranowitz & Goldberg Architects on the project. They took inspiration from Japan’s traditional kite festivals – where people gather to fly huge kites in bright shades.

Dream Dairy Farm by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, Chiba – Japan

August 9th, 2017

The three-dimensional white lattice nesting above the beams of the existing wooden structure forms the canopy of a forest that brings together the old and the contemporary by suggesting the superimposition of time and space.

LHM_Kindergarten by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, Tokyo – Japan

August 9th, 2017

The lake-shaped mirrors covering the ceiling in the “Lake” room help create a space in which minute changes in natural light, such as that from the morning or evening sun or that of a sunny or cloudy sky, can be experienced throughout the day and the seasons, while also adding to the bustle by reflecting the children at play.

MOMOM store by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, Tokyo – Japan

August 8th, 2017

We envisioned a space brimming with the lively vital energy of fresh milk and the the forest surrounding the farm on which milk cows are raised.

GOH NO TORA restaurant by Nishiyama Tohru design office, Kyoto – Japan

August 7th, 2017

The facade covered with glass keeps up the Japanese traditional design and accepts all people. Its sensational design leads this area at the head as the name suggests. I tried to express that the tiger painted over the wall looks like a real live tiger and creates this space.

NAKAJIMA TAISHODO TAMBA by Nishiyama Tohru design office, Tamba Hyogo – Japan

August 7th, 2017

To create the design as a first step to make the life of the town return to its former state of a castle town. Be the design towards the future while conserving the landscape of the ‘Tamba Satoyama’.

THE AGLIO GARDEN by Nishiyama Tohru design office, Kyoto – Japan

August 4th, 2017

It’s a material garden. This large open space is separated by light partition but you may feel that you have a meal in one big LDK in the case of a party. Intimate and graceful space.

DANDELION CHOCOLATE Kamakura by Puddle, Kamakura – Japan

August 3rd, 2017

Following the Kuramae and Ise locations of DANDELION CHOCOLATE, the third shop opened just 1 minute from Kamakura station’s west exit, in a location also known as “ura-eki”. The wooden building was previously a boutique shop for casual wear, and we took on the project to repurpose this building, as well as the surrounding environment.

ONE@tokyo hotel by Kengo Kuma, Sumida / Tokyo – Japan

August 1st, 2017

Conceived as an “Art exhibit”, ONE@tokyo is located in Oshiage — an area which combines the historic feeling of the country’s edo era with a lively sense of Tokyo’s modern metropolis. At ground level, Kuma and his team have installed a dynamic lattice of timber planks that refers to the factories found in the region’s downtown district.

DANDELION CHOCOLATE Ise Geku shop by Puddle Masaki Kato + moyadesign, Ise – Japan

July 31st, 2017

For this design it was our intention to express the existing beauty of this Tetsuro Yoshida designed building, complimenting it with our minimal additions to create a truly DANDELION CHOCOLATE-like space.

VILLAGE FOODS office by Design & Creative Associates, Tahara – Japan

July 15th, 2017

For the finish, we selected expressive genuine materials, such as solid wood boards, natural stones, and cement and mosaic tiles. By assembling and laminating fragments of these materials in open space, we tried to express joyful abundance. With various materials layering on each other utilizing their attributes, the finished design turned out to be very profound.