Posts Tagged ‘japan’

COOOP3 office by Domino Architects, Tokyo – Japan

March 29th, 2017

We selected materials such as wood, copper and linoleum which ages over time and usage. By continually using the space, these materials will feel and become more comfortable with the activities conducted in the space.

RUCO LINE store by acca Inc., Tokyo – Japan

March 27th, 2017

The key factor of this store was the branding arranged to collaborate with Italian bland to blend into the Japanese market, to let customers visiting from overseas as well as for Japanese consumers to feel the beauty of Japanese people and the likeness of Japan, rather than just expanding overseas brand as they are in Japan as is.

Eltes Co.,Ltd. Office by Canuch, Tokyo – Japan

March 25th, 2017

The key words in our design concept were “professionalism” and “innovation.” We conveyed professionalism through a scientifically precise attention to detail, and we conveyed innovation through the use of light, creating a high-tech atmosphere that makes people feel as if they have stepped into the near future.

Gonpachi restaurant by GLOBAL-DINING, Tokyo – Japan

March 22nd, 2017

In this project, we tried to pursue deeper essence and more possibilities of the brand, deciphering the store’s unique location. The store is located right beside the famous sightseeing spot, Asakusa. The façade is covered by straight line copper panels.

Budoubatake branding by Kenma

March 20th, 2017

The package widens the choice of purchase such as set and set. The design, which illustrates different varieties of grapes, will arouse consumers’ interest toward learning about grapes. And it’ll also lead them to purchase different products of their favorite grape.

ŌYANE porcelain shop and gallery by DO.DO., Hasami-cho – Japan

March 20th, 2017

A roofed-patio with restroom was placed on the outside where markets and workshops can take place to promote the porcelain. Remnants of the porcelain artistry can be seen throughout the structure.

Balenciaga shop-in-shop, Tokyo – Japan

March 17th, 2017

Following last year’s launch of a new Balenciaga boutique in Los Angeles and a very recent much-publicized revamp of its flagship store on rue St.-Honoré in Paris, a shop-in-shop has been added at Matsuya’s prestigious Ginza flagship.

Artistic interpretations of Kengo Kuma’s “Tsumiki” triangles

March 14th, 2017

More than a year later, “Tsumiki” celebrates its US launch by hosting an exhibition of small-scale interpretations by New-York based artists Aranda Lasch, Sonia Rentsch, and Nanse Kawashima. As part of the show, Kuma is also presenting his own special art installation using the “Tsumiki” triangles.

Marcelo Burlon Pop-Up store, Tokyo – Japan

March 8th, 2017

Starting out with a hailed line of T-shirts with exuberant and exotic yet street-cred designs, Burlon gradually expanded his collection to a complete men’s wardrobe, and is now testing the water for further expansion into the retail arena. Not shy of a challenge, he has turned to the savvy Japanese market, and opened a standalone pop-up store in Tokyo’s upscale shopping area of Aoyama.

CABaN Hayama store by David Guarino, Kyoto – Japan

March 7th, 2017

The retail space expresses the theme of a luxury resort, boasting a warm atmosphere thanks to the use of natural materials — primarily wood — used throughout. The French-born, Japan-based creative turned to his previous work on the waterfront CABaN café, lounge and terrace, by employing the palettes he used in that build to construct the supporting columns found throughout the lifestyle shop.

Salire by switch lab inc, Osaka – Japan

March 3rd, 2017

Salire by switch lab inc, Osaka – Japan

Megabass stand design by switch lab inc, Tokyo – Japan

March 3rd, 2017

Megabass stand design by switch lab inc, Tokyo – Japan

Thom Browne Surf Shop installation, Tokyo – Japan

February 25th, 2017

Fully living up to its name, the installation not only features select men’s and women’s pieces from the collection, but also presents the longboards that were carried around by models in the presentation of Thom Browne’s s/s 2017 men’s collection in Paris.

Hideo Kojima Office by Garde Italy + GARDE CO.,LTD, Tokyo – Japan

February 16th, 2017

Taking 1968’s movie “2001: A Space Odyssey” for design concept, the entrance “tunnel” is a reinterpretation of a spaceship. With the keyword “threshold” in mind, this spaceship would be a non-solid and tangible space intended to be a crossing gate for people coming from many different places.

Forest of Numbers installation by Emmanuelle Moureaux, Tokyo – Japan

February 14th, 2017

More than 60,000 pieces of suspended numeral figures from 0 to 9 were regularly aligned in three dimensional grids. A section was removed, created a path that cut through the installation, invited visitors to wonder inside the colorful forest filled with numbers.

Jacob Cohen Boutique by Area-17, Osaka – Japan

February 9th, 2017


The famous Italian luxury brand is doubly linked to Japan. First, the precious denim Kurabo of which Cohen’s jeans are made comes from Japan. Secondly, the most fundamental among the brand’s values are deeply rooted in the Japanese culture too: simplicity, high quality, and greatest attention to detail.

Aesop store by CASE-REAL, Sapporo – Japan

February 6th, 2017

For the display shelves and other fixtures where function is needed we will use vibration finish stainless steel which incorporates with the grey color of soft stone well. We aimed to portray the man made artifacts co-existing with the harsh side of nature, also considering the entire store atmosphere a single saucer to catch all the products shown.

% ARABICA HIGASHIYAMA shop by Puddle, Kyoto – Japan

February 6th, 2017

The coffee bean stockyard is takes up one entire wall, and includes carefully selected coffee beans from all over the world. In order to create a high-ceilinged open space, the original wooden construction required additional structural support.

Hermès Gion-mise store by ODS, Kyoto – Japan

February 4th, 2017

Since the < Hermès Gion-mise> is a temporal store for a limited period, we proposed the design using “kigumi” technique, so that the furniture and fixture can be reused at other locations in different forms after this temporal store is closed. The shop, mainly the central area surrounded by the furniture and fixture, is designed as the space to hold various events on a regular basis.

Before9 by Puddle + CHAB DESIGN, Kyoto – Japan

February 2nd, 2017

The originality of the beer tap handles is achieved by slicing off four sides of a cherry blossom branch to create an octagonal shape. The irregularity in length and color of the wooden handles adds to the unique character of the bar.