Posts Tagged ‘tokyo’

Crystalscape by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, Tokyo – Japan

February 15th, 2018

Metallic waves, representing the bright, aerial, gracious way in which hair flows, are intricately weaved into a white matrix of geometric patterns (a lattice structure featuring a signature color gradation of white and wooden tones) to produce a mystical luminous crystal from which a subdued light scatters as it bounces off the creases in the metal.

Teätora store, Tokyo – Japan

February 5th, 2018

The interior design is an extrapolation from Teätora’s core values, featuring a no-frills aesthetic that’s framed by whitewashed walls and ceiling, and a floor of polished concrete. Furnishings are sparse, comprising mostly of black steel clothing racks and rows of suspended tubular lights that heighten the industrial feel of the space.

Tsutaya Book Apartment, Tokyo – Japan

February 2nd, 2018

Tsutaya has playfully experimented with its retail formats in the past, redefining the bookstore as a social meeting place, and those familiar with the company’s flagship outpost in Tokyo’s leafy Roppongi area – one of the first to feature an in-house Starbucks counter on – know exactly what we mean.

“Game” window installation by Shigeki Fujishiro at Hermès store, Tokyo – Japan

January 30th, 2018

As its most important showcase in the country, the store has become known for its evocative window installations, such as the current one, simply entitled Game, by Shigeki Fujishiro. The Tokyo-based product designer adheres to this year’s theme Play Play Playful Life, and created nifty pinball games, comprising of colourful wooden elements, moving balls, and obviously adorned by Hermès merchandise.

Milk. Black. Lemon by Ryusuke Nanki, Daikanyama / Tokyo – Japan

January 28th, 2018

Milk. Black. Lemon by Ryusuke Nanki, Daikanyama / Tokyo – Japan

Shiseido salon by Nendo and Keita Aono, Tokyo – Japan

January 24th, 2018

The company has maintained a plush salon and showcase in Tokyo’s leafy Ginza shopping district for quite some time, situated only a few blocks away from its headquarters. The venue has been given a remarkable makeover, and its a project that aims to resonate on a global scale, anchoring Shiseido as a top cosmetics and fragrance brand for all the world to see.

Crystallized Christmas tree at MIKIMOTO Ginza Main Store by we+, Tokyo – Japan

January 2nd, 2018

The 6-meter-tall Christmas tree was installed between two 2.5-meter-tall trees and all surfaces are covered by urea crystals. In order to achieve this snow-like fine surface, saturated solutions of urea was impregnated in the special paper pasted on clear acrylic and vaporized the moisture to crystallize.

HONEY by Chord beauty salon by Log.design co., Akishima / Tokyo – Japan

January 1st, 2018

It was designed to follow the notion of a cottage. Although each subdivided space has a different plan, there is no complete boundary between the rooms.

100 Colors to Christmas installation by Emmanuelle Moureaux, Tokyo – Japan

December 29th, 2017

In celebration of the festive season, a series of folded paper lanterns sweep through the space of over 13 metres in height, making a colourful forest you can admire from different levels.

Gallica beauty salon by Log.design, Tokyo – Japan

December 20th, 2017

Due to it is located in one of the most fashionable places in Japan, the inside of the salon is designed as a contemporary space with monotone. The main room which is based on white becomes highly bright by reflecting on the sunlight inserted through large windows.

Yummy Mart window display by Lena Sasakura Shockley, Tokyo – Japan

December 15th, 2017

Yummy Mart window display by Lena Sasakura Shockley, Tokyo – Japan

Eclectic weaving light installation by Nao Tamura, Tokyo – Japan

December 5th, 2017

In her latest Light installation, Tamura teams up with tech giant panasonic to introduce their ‘weaving the light’ collaboration at the Tokyo midtown courtyard. In her own words, the installation is ‘light and space brought to life by future life sources.’

Chanel store renewal by Peter Marino, Tokyo – Japan

December 2nd, 2017

The revamp, supervised by New York City-based architect Peter Marino, took almost three years, and has not only resulted in new interiors, but has also given the nine-storey building a striking new façade.

Objets Nomades collection at Louis Vuitton Omotesando, Tokyo – Japan

October 26th, 2017

It’s a special edition series of travel and furniture products created in Collab with a rotation of leading designers, and which was first launched in 2012, and aims to demonstrate the excellence in both creativity and craftsmanship.

Touch-sensitive greenhouse installation by PARTY, Tokyo – Japan

October 25th, 2017

Dubbed “digital vegetables”, the psychedelic Light Installation features seven types of vegetables planted inside, each triggering a different sound when touched — tomatoes are violins, carrots are trumpets, cabbages are oboes, radishes are flutes, sweet potatoes are pianos, eggplants are harps and pumpkins are clarinets.

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.