Posts Tagged ‘tokyo’

Sengoku Unagi Seikotsuin by Makiko Yamaguchi / HEADSTARTS, Tokyo – Japan

October 20th, 2017

For this project, which is the second branch of the Unagi Seikotsu-in Group, I aimed at creating a comfortable space that the visitors would want to repeatedly come back, with meticulous attention to every detail including the texture of fabric, not to mention the carefully thought-out design, usage of colors and lighting plan.

Diesel store renewal, Tokyo – Japan

October 11th, 2017

The ground floor is marked by a large, gate-shaped led screen monitor that looks inserted into the retail space furnished with both contemporary elements and rustic-inspired props, such as steel fixtures paired with rugs, concrete flooring with wooden ceilings, and antique furniture, creating an atmosphere that’s both homey and modern.

Lifestyle Store of the Future by Greater Group, Tokyo – Japan

October 8th, 2017

The strong contrast of wooden walls against the sharp concrete flooring represents raw performance. Innovation is also drawn by the mobility of the wooden podiums, which enable smooth transformation from a daily retail store to an event or product launch space, by simply inserting the floor fixtures (product display blocks) into the walls.

Domicile Tokyo store by Yoshiro Nishi a.k.a. Yoshirotten, Tokyo – Japan

September 8th, 2017

Fully stripped back, it now features the structure’s original wooden beams and concrete flooring, using only red transparent sliding doors as a pop of colour. Domicile Tokyo stocks a range of highly niche streetwear brands, including items from the A$ap Rocky’s design collective Awge, infinite archives, pleasures, know wave, and frog skateboards.

Fendi flagship store, Tokyo – Japan

September 4th, 2017

The retail space of the Italian fashion house certainly is the most iconic, thanks to a façade of arches that mimicks the Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana, its landmark headquarters in Rome.

TSUKIJI SUZUTOMI restaurant by GATE interior design office, Tokyo – Japan

August 24th, 2017

TSUKIJI SUZUTOMI restaurant by GATE interior design office, Tokyo – Japan

Wut store, Tokyo – Japan

August 23rd, 2017

The interior design boldly takes cues from its former cradle, featuring tiled up surfaces and furnishings, and as if to flaunt an evolution of sorts, walls clad in matching vertical planking. The all-white interior is offset by suspended and moveable clothing racks in a bright red hue.

Piao_Xiang restaurant by GATE interior design office, Tokyo – Japan

August 21st, 2017

Piao_Xiang restaurant by GATE interior design office, Tokyo – Japan

LHM_Kindergarten by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, Tokyo – Japan

August 9th, 2017

The lake-shaped mirrors covering the ceiling in the “Lake” room help create a space in which minute changes in natural light, such as that from the morning or evening sun or that of a sunny or cloudy sky, can be experienced throughout the day and the seasons, while also adding to the bustle by reflecting the children at play.

MOMOM store by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, Tokyo – Japan

August 8th, 2017

We envisioned a space brimming with the lively vital energy of fresh milk and the the forest surrounding the farm on which milk cows are raised.

ONE@tokyo hotel by Kengo Kuma, Sumida / Tokyo – Japan

August 1st, 2017

Conceived as an “Art exhibit”, ONE@tokyo is located in Oshiage — an area which combines the historic feeling of the country’s edo era with a lively sense of Tokyo’s modern metropolis. At ground level, Kuma and his team have installed a dynamic lattice of timber planks that refers to the factories found in the region’s downtown district.

Prada pop-up store, Tokyo – Japan

June 26th, 2017

Amidst a specially designed setting, featuring Prada’s iconic black + white checkered floor, furnishings comprising of large trunks, in addition to shelving and props in shiny chrome.

“The iron fairies” underground bar by Ashley Sutton, Bangkok, Hong Kong and Tokyo

June 20th, 2017

Created by designer Ashley Sutton, a distinctive element of the iron fairies is the ceiling enveloped with 10,000 preserved butterflies that suspend over the main “workshop” room furnished with low seating and circular tables.

Gallery AaMo by WALTZ., Tokyo – Japan

June 20th, 2017

Gallery AaMo by WALTZ., Tokyo – Japan

“White Forest” installation at Hills Avenue flagship store by Tokujin Yoshioka, Tokyo – Japan

June 20th, 2017

Designed by Tokujin Yoshioka, the retail installation expresses the lightness of Hills Avenue’s shoes – developed using proprietary technology – throughout the store and beyond. Floor-to-ceiling windows on both floors of the 300-sq-m space allow plenty of eyeballs to pop at Yoshioka’s White Forest. The shoes float and fly in the forest of 700 thin white metal rods, set free from the laws of gravity.

Luck Out Hair Dressing Salon by Bonfield Interiors, Tokyo – Japan

June 14th, 2017

Steel panels, iron pipes, antique lamps, air ducts, paint-stained “imperfect” furniture become attractive and decorative in their own right due to their functional design.

Hills Club restaurant by NAO Taniyama & Associates, Tokyo – Japan

June 10th, 2017

From The Study, the entrance is a bookshelf but not just an ordinary residential book shelf yet one that has transformed itself to art. This is not a dining room decorated with art yet a dining space inside an art.

Dominique Bouchet restaurant by NAO Taniyama & Associates, Tokyo – Japan

June 9th, 2017

Dominique Bouchet’s history are randomly displayed on the wall. A view to the Basement 2 dining room from the window can be seen. In contrast with the waiting lounge, the dining area is filled with light enabling guests to forget that they are in basement 2 with no natural light.

Hilton Tokyo Tsunohazu restaurant by NAO Taniyama & Associates, Tokyo – Japan

June 9th, 2017

For this project, our intention was to revisit and revamp the definition of allure and “richness” of one’s lifestyle whilst taking into account the history of this property. If the word “global” is pursued, we end up with the word “locality”.

Jacob Cohen Boutique by Area-17, Tokyo – Japan

June 9th, 2017

The exterior design of Ginza Six draws inspiration from traditional Japanese noren curtains, while the interiors are meant to offer a rich cultural experience through a mix of Japanese contemporary art and scenes of nature. Cohën’s boutique, designed by Area-17, provides a minimalistic environment of classical elegance, where furniture and refined details enhance the display of the iconic luxury denim.