Posts Tagged ‘japan’

Prada Nagoya Tower by Baciocchi & Associati, Nagoya

December 2nd, 2011

Prada opens a new store in Nagoya, Japan inside the city’s Nagoya Tower. The new space houses the Prada collections of ready-to-wear, bags, accessories, and footwear for both women and men, as well as certain limited-edition products created especially for the store opening. These include the patent leather ‘Yo-Yo Bag’ in an exclusive black and blush colour-way.

Indulgi store by Nendo, Kyoto

November 18th, 2011

We decided to add shielding elements to create a space that could never be seen in its entirety, one in which different elements appear and disappear from view, changing customers’ experience of the shop as they move about it. Walls create an over-strong sense of pressure, and the space already contained a number of doors, so we added even more doors to it.

F.I.L. store, Sendai

November 17th, 2011

Redesigned with unique materials to include floorboards from a 70-year-old church and furniture that was made 100 years ago, the shop visually depicts the notion that visvim has stood the test of time by incorporating an antique aesthetic following a modern disaster.

Futura Laboratories store, Japan

November 1st, 2011

The new colorful interior boasts the store’s latest collections and collaborations with small Futura 2000 figurines and artwork placed around the shop.

Muji store, Tokyo

October 25th, 2011

The products are displayed in such a way to emphasize the design, rather than price messaging. Raw timber gives warmth to the glass and minimal products and as always the lighting is beautiful.

52 by Suppose Design Office, Shizuoka

September 23rd, 2011

We had been requested to design a clothing shop in Shizuoka-shi Japan. In residential projects, we think about the relationship between the internal and external space but for this project, we started to think about the relationship between the products and the two different spaces.

24 Issey Miyake store by Moment Design, Hakata

September 5th, 2011

The 24 Issey Miyake store is conceived by moment design’s Hisaaki Hirawata and Tomohiro Watabe and located in Hakata, Japan. This store is to stimulate the shopping experience in a store. The bright colors attracts customer’s attraction against a simple white background at the store. There are bright lights which causes the clothes to “glow” and creates a lively atmosphere for the shoppers.

Tsujita restaurant by Takeshi Sano, Los Angeles

August 26th, 2011

I’d like people to feel the delicate of beauty, which Japanese have, and Japanese atmosphere when they visit here so that they will think that they want to visit Japan. I’d like to make this restaurant as one of an element for Japanese reconstruction.

Habitat Antique by Facet Studio, Osaka

July 26th, 2011

Located at a residential area in Japan is a small shop which sells antiques. “Antiques” are objects which are, different from manufactured products, becoming increasingly charming together with the passing of time. Furthermore, it is also dependant on the location and era of collection that the objects possess their own individuality. The characteristic of this shop is that there is only one of each item, honouring their individuality.

Smack bar by Steve Smith and Adrian Baynes, Leamington Spa

July 21st, 2011

Steve Smith and Adrian Baynes has designed the Smack bar in Leamington Spa. They created a fantastic LED room, and a polaroid wallpaper. Restaurant and Bar Design Awards 2011. Best Bar Winner.

Lucien Pellat-Finet Shinsaibashi by Kengo Kuma, Osaka

June 15th, 2011

Influenced by the organic patterns found in plants, Kengo Kuma has created this shop and café in Tokyo for fashion designer Lucien Pellat-Finet. In his design, Kuma uses a honeycomb structure comprised of Lauan-made plywood to envelope the space. This three-dimensional structure ingeniously serves as the retail display system used throughout the shop; with the natural warmth of wood complementing a fashion line notorious for its assemblage of iconic cashmere sweaters.

Maison Hermes Window Display by Tokujin Yoshioka, Tokyo

June 14th, 2011

Maison Hermes in Japan is experimenting with a shop front window art installation designed by Tokujin Yoshioka and produced by Satoshi Asakawa. Each window shows a Hermès scarf apparently being blown about by the breath of a Japanese actress. The illusion is achieved by venting air from a small hole in the wall near the mouth in the printed image.

Nike Dunk High Ueno Panda

May 26th, 2011

In the third installment of Nike’s Japan Dunk Pack, the “Panda” Dunk High is dedicated to Tokyo’s Ueno Park. Ueno Park houses the Giant Panda known as Ling Ling. The panda inspired the make-up of the Dunk High, which sports horsehair on the upper and a black and white color scheme.