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.
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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.
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.
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.