Posts Tagged ‘Schemata Architects’

Camper store by Schemata Architects, Tokyo – Japan

April 6th, 2017

The overall collective palette is composed of matte and industrial materials. Steel mesh racks were chosen to add a sense of depth to the space as well as providing an adaptable solution. Urethane rubber and MDF boards were chosen to match the color of the shoe boxes, while galvanized steel and dyed cork were chosen to reflect the concrete floor.

Blue Bottle Coffee by Schemata Architects, Tokyo – Japan

December 8th, 2016



Similarly to the Company’s five previous outposts across Tokyo, the interior design is by local practice Schemata Architects, and is marked by an understated palette. Tuff stone is paired with timber, creating a oasis of serenity within an exceptionally busy environment. A hollow-square shaped service station is placed at the very centre, opposite an elongated bar with stools.

Blue Bottle Coffee NAKAMEGURO Cafe by Schemata Architects, Tokyo – Japan

November 7th, 2016

Horizontal pivot windows installed on the front glass façade help defining the boundary between the interior and the surrounding environment, while establishing a visual relationship of “see and be seen” so that people become aware of each other’s presence wherever they are in the space.

Descente Blanc store by Schemata Architects, Tokyo – Japan

October 15th, 2016

Schemata Architects aimed to highlight and subvert the original use of a stock room, by presenting this otherwise hidden “service process” as the defining feature and point of interaction between product, customer and worker.

Blue Bottle Coffee Roppoingi by Schemata Architects, Tokyo – Japan

October 10th, 2016

Main interior finish material is basswood plywood, and the entire walls are composed of regular repetition of wall cabinets with doors, while the strict regularity is moderated by inserting irregular grids of frames encasing several doors.

JINS Ageo Shop by Schemata Architects, Tokyo – Japan

September 19th, 2016

New interior walls are offset from the original wall lines, finished with brick tiles usually used for exterior finishes; shelves and display furniture are designed as independent elements detached from the building.

Adaptable hanger system by Schemata Architects and Keisuke Hatakenaka Architects Studio, Tokyo – Japan

September 3rd, 2016

The minimal space is characterized by the extra large windows punctuating the concrete façade, allowing people walking by to gaze in and see the selection of garments on display.

Blue Bottle Coffee Shinjuku Cafe by Schemata Architects, Tokyo – Japan

April 30th, 2016

Furniture height is set below the waist height to keep out of sight; and floor and ceiling are finished with the same materials as the common area to erase the boundary between the shop and the common area, allowing the space to extend beyond to create a cafe that serves the entire facility.

Sponge Table by Schemata Architects

March 23rd, 2016

The tabletop is composed of sponge sandwiched between thin wood veneers, so light that a woman can easily carry by herself. In addition, it is easily collapsible and portable, serving as an efficient tool to fully utilize the space.

EN ROUTE store by Schemata Architects, Tokyo – Japan

February 17th, 2016

The running station dramatically connects the existing staggered floors with approximately 3.7-meter gap in between, generating active “movements”- which is one of main design elements constituting the space.

MR PORTER x BEAMS by Schemata Architects, London – UK

February 10th, 2016

Arrays of clothes drying poles provoke an image of a good old neighborhood of common people in Japan. Height and length of the pipes are adjusted to create a “forest of clothes drying poles”.

Descente Blanc store by Schemata Architects, Fukuoka – Japan

December 9th, 2015

The increased range of vertical motion of hangers, allowing people to see products above and below eye level, generates the vibrant and lively atmosphere inside.

DESCENTE BLANC Daikanyama store by Schemata Architects, Tokyo – Japan

October 5th, 2015

Ceiling space, equipped with operable hanger racks going up and down, is allocated for the stock space. Here the shop staff’s routine movement is converted to vertical movements of the hanger racks. The hang racks can be used for display, utilized as “moving displays” which can be changed day by day.

Blue Bottle Café by Schemata Architects, Tokyo – Japan

April 20th, 2015

Blue Bottle Café by Schemata Architects, Tokyo – Japan

Blue Bottle Coffee Kiyosumi-Shirakawa Roastery & Café by Schemata Architects, Tokyo – Japan

April 15th, 2015

Japanese studio Schemata Architects has converted an old warehouse in Tokyo into a cafe and roastery for a Californian coffee company.

Uchino My GauzeMy Towel Store by Schemata Architects, Tokyo – Japan

March 23rd, 2015

Uchino My GauzeMy Towel Store by Schemata Architects, Tokyo – Japan

En Route store by Schemata Architects, Ginza – Japan

February 12th, 2015

Schemata Architects installs plastic scaffolding in En Route Ginza.

CABANE de ZUCCa SHIBUYA PARCO shop by Schemata Architects, Tokyo – Japan

October 2nd, 2014

Chromate treated steel, a different kind of galvanization process, is used as the main material. We intend to differentiate itself from the past by changing the finish and the texture of the material. Chromate treated steel frames, which are composed of unit components to meet various needs, are installed in the simple shop space.

Takeo Kikuchi Shibuya by Schemata Architects & TAKENAKA, Tokyo – Japan

April 3rd, 2014

Takeo Kikuchi Shibuya by Schemata Architects & TAKENAKA, Tokyo – Japan

Howler bar and beer garden by Splinter Society Architecture, Melbourne

February 27th, 2014

The first stage involved the conversion of a former wool store into a rough-and-ready bar and beer garden, complete with exposed concrete floors and a giant metal tree. Live greenery completes the scheme, which is illuminated in warm red tones by night.