Posts Tagged ‘tokyo’

MINA-TO communication space by Mandai Architects, Tokyo – Japan

December 6th, 2016

By attaching aluminum on the steel plate, this wall makes it possible to exhibit paintings freely anywhere with magnets. This wall will also reflect the surrounding light and scenery and will change over while overlapping with the painting.

LB8 restaurant by GLOBAL-DINING INC., Tokyo – Japan

December 2nd, 2016

LB8 restaurant by GLOBAL-DINING INC., Tokyo – Japan

Nikelab Ma5 store by Nike and Arthur Huang, Tokyo – Japan

December 2nd, 2016


Officially baptized Nikelab Ma5, it features an interior design that adapts well to the spatial dynamics of the former swimming pool, using sustainable materials, adaptable furnishings and various local integrations.

Monsoon Cafe by GLOBAL-DINING INC., Tokyo – Japan

November 30th, 2016

Monsoon Cafe by GLOBAL-DINING INC., Tokyo – Japan

Shinagawa Highball Bar by DESIGN STUDIO CROW, Tokyo – Japan

November 23rd, 2016

From the rounded entrance the bustling atmosphere of interior can spill out onto the street. The L-shaped highball serving counter and whiskey bottle display takes inspiration from street stalls.

GREGORY HARAJYUKU store by space co, Tokyo – Japan

November 12th, 2016

GREGORY is a backpack specialty brand. Symbol for people who love mountains and respect them. It seems like a fold of trees (= layer) with ridgelines of distant mountains emerging in the bustle of the city.

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.

Soph. store by Nobuo Araki, Tokyo – Japan

November 4th, 2016

It occupies a spacious 116 sqm. unit on the fourth floor, and features a minimalist setting, featuring flooring and walls clad in lacquered timber, and matching shelving and cabinets. Apparel pieces are showcased on suspended steel clothing racks that optically lend the space an additional airy feel.

RRL Omotesando store by MNA, Tokyo – Japan

November 3rd, 2016

Brick corbels and projected soldier coursing adds a level of detail that elevates the industrial chic design.

Unprinted Material exhibition by Nendo, Tokyo – Japan

October 25th, 2016

The exhibition, in three white rooms, reified the ream with a series of simple outlines of paper sheets. In the first room, the outlines were A1 size, in the second, postcard-size and in the third, the outlines hint at objects seemingly crafted from folded paper.

Manolo Blahnik store by Nick Leith-Smith, Tokyo – Japan

October 17th, 2016

The focal element is an impressive installation, typical of timber and bamboo scaffold structures but realized here in crisscrossed folded wooden slats. Interlacing they connect walls and
ceilings, imperceptibly supporting shelves and acting as hangers.

Unplan hostel by Aida Atelier, Tokyo – Japan

October 15th, 2016

The lodgings build on Japan’s renowned capsule hotel concept, featuring modern dorm rooms with 68 beds, one family room with two bunk beds, in addition to two private rooms with a balcony.

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.

Dover Street Market Ginza visual merchandising, Tokyo – Japan

September 26th, 2016

Situated at the so-called elephant room on the store’s ground floor, it features a specially designed setting with its publicity slogan Volez, Voguez, Voyagez diagonally imprinted across the floor, walls, and even the furnishings.

Dolce & Gabbana store by Curiosity, Tokyo – Japan

September 26th, 2016

Dolce & Gabbana store by Curiosity, Tokyo – Japan

Nakayama sushi restaurant by TO Inc., Tokyo – Japan

September 21st, 2016

Nakayama sushi restaurant by TO Inc., Tokyo – Japan

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.

Tokyo 23 store by Kinetics, Tokyo – Japan

September 8th, 2016

The retail space has a setting that’s loosely inspired by a basketball court, featuring timber flooring replete with markings, an expansive shelving system laden with sneakers, and an opposite wall lined with a clothing rack full of related apparel pieces.

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.