Posts Tagged ‘japan’

Café CROSS by FORM / Kouichi Kimura Architects, Hyogo – Japan

February 17th, 2013

Café CROSS by FORM / Kouichi Kimura Architects, Hyogo – Japan

Ki-Oke stool by OeO & Shuji Nakagawa for Japan Handmade

February 13th, 2013

The ‘Ki-Oke stool’ designed by Danish design studio OeO and crafted by Shuji Nakagawa for Japan Handmade fuses the fine tradition of Kyoto woodcrafting with western sensibilities.

ESTNATION store by Moment Design, Nagoya – Japan

February 12th, 2013

ESTNATION store by Moment Design, Nagoya

SHIPPING CONTAINERS! Bayside Marina Hotel by Yoshimura, Yokohama – Japan

February 9th, 2013

The seemingly random positioning of the pthe prefabricated modular cottages gave a unique and different view to each room as well as creating multiple panoramic scenes within and around the premises.

Serina buffet restaurant by Fan Design Label, Narita – Japan

January 31st, 2013

Serina buffet restaurant by Fan Design Label, Narita – Japan

Ajax salon by Yasunari Tsukada design, Osaka – Japan

January 28th, 2013

The aluminum paneling gently obscured the landscape with a patterning of three types of round holes. In addition to allowing columns of light to pervade the space, these holes serve various practical functions of the salon including the fixtures for lights and hair dryers.

BOOKSTORES! T-Site bookstore by Klein Dytham architecture, Daikanyama – Japan

January 25th, 2013

KDa’s new Daikanyama T-Site is a campus-like complex for Tsutaya, a giant in Japan’s book, music, and movie retail market. Located in Daikanyama, an up-market but relaxed, low-rise Tokyo shopping district, it stands alongside a series of buildings designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Fumihiko Maki.

BOOKSTORES! T-Site bookstore by Klein Dytham architecture, Daikanyama – Japan

January 21st, 2013

KDa’s new Daikanyama T-Site is a campus-like complex for Tsutaya, a giant in Japan’s book, music, and movie retail market. Located in Daikanyama, an up-market but relaxed, low-rise Tokyo shopping district, it stands alongside a series of buildings designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Fumihiko Maki.

AQUA PLANNET Headquaters by SUGAWARADAISUKE, Matsusaka – Japan

January 13th, 2013

Various places are created in the whole of the site with hut volumes and 4 season gardens. The large reflect ceiling and different types of windows invite plantation colors to inside. Body experience here changes dramatically according to seasons, weathers and human activities.

Hanafarm Kitchen by StudioGreenBlue, Honjō – Japan

January 6th, 2013

A large expanse of field exists a small distance from this site. The owner and his family grow vegetables there with particular consideration on taste, breed, and cultivation method. The restaurant “Hanafarm Kitchen” was created to provide true lusciousness of vegetables by cooking methods that fully utilize ingredients.

Airport lounge by Takao Shiotsuka, Oita – Japan

January 6th, 2013

Airport lounge by Takao Shiotsuka, Oita – Japan

ZEAIR hair salon by design office Dress, Fukuoka – Japan

November 27th, 2012

ZEAIR hair salon by design office Dress, Fukuoka – Japan

American Apparel Halloween windows by Lena Shockley, Japan

October 26th, 2012

American Apparel Halloween windows by Lena Shockley, Japan

note et silence. store by Specialnormal, Kobe – Japan

October 15th, 2012

note et silence is a select shop, which newly opened in Kobe, a port city in Kansai area. The shop holds three original brands, which appeal to sophisticated women with a sense of humor and with a playful mind.

Granny F. Salon by Hiroyuki Miyake, Aichi – Japan

October 11th, 2012

A beauty salon in Aichi, Japan, is its designer’s idea of an ‘alternative nostalgia.’ Hiroyuki Miyake says the project involved renovating an existing uninhabited building. While he had never been to the space before, he immediately felt a sense of nostalgia upon entering the first time.

Yusuhara Marche market & hotel by Kengo Kuma, Yusuhara – Japan

September 25th, 2012

Yusuhara Machino-eki is a complex of a market selling local products and a small hotel with 15 rooms. Combining the two different functions via atrium, a new core facility was born for the town of 3,900 in the mountains.

TSUKIAGE-AN shop by DOYLE COLLECTION, Kagoshima – Japan

August 27th, 2012

TSUKIAGE-AN is Japan’s traditional famous shop that process seafood called “Satsuma age”. (A deep fried fishcake).This shop locates in the center of Kagoshima-ken, Tenmonkan, which is a sightseeing spot where tourists from home and abroad gather.

American Apparel ice cream windows by Lena Shockley, Japan

August 7th, 2012

American Apparel ice cream windows by Lena Shockley, Japan

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August 5th, 2012

Japanese design collective SIDES CORE has developed a renovation plan to reconfigure an existing hair studio. The ‘Vinyl’s Mix hair salon’ transforms the existing layout into a workshop that exercises user and spatial modification. Based off the idea of a bookstore, the space serves as an avenue for promoting discussion, influenced by traditional barbershops.

American Apparel rainy season windows by Lena Shockley, Japan

June 25th, 2012

American Apparel rainy season windows by Lena Shockley, Japan