Posts Tagged ‘tokyo’

Hideo Kojima Office by Garde Italy + GARDE CO.,LTD, Tokyo – Japan

February 16th, 2017

Taking 1968’s movie “2001: A Space Odyssey” for design concept, the entrance “tunnel” is a reinterpretation of a spaceship. With the keyword “threshold” in mind, this spaceship would be a non-solid and tangible space intended to be a crossing gate for people coming from many different places.

Forest of Numbers installation by Emmanuelle Moureaux, Tokyo – Japan

February 14th, 2017

More than 60,000 pieces of suspended numeral figures from 0 to 9 were regularly aligned in three dimensional grids. A section was removed, created a path that cut through the installation, invited visitors to wonder inside the colorful forest filled with numbers.

Grain Bread and Brew by PUDDLE, Tokyo – Japan

January 31st, 2017

The ground floor of this building is the first outlet of craft sandwich brand, GRAIN BREAD AND BREW. The client is a drinkware maker, with many supporters from cafes and shops, both domestic and overseas. After traveling all over the world and being exposed to many different cultures, they wanted to express and share these experiences in the form of a sandwich as their new business.

NOVELLO by collectors store by icemoon, Tokyo – Japan

January 27th, 2017

I aimed to emphasize a pillar as the icon of this store by giving an indirect lighting and white concrete blocks to the pillar as comparison with the textures of woods.

Dandelion Chocolate by Puddle + moyadesign, Tokyo – Japan

January 21st, 2017

Surrounded by a large park which serves as a place of recreation and relaxation for local residents, and a facility for environmental education, this was a project to renovate a warehouse, more than 50 years old, into the first overseas outpost of Dandelion Chocolate, San Francisco’s premier “bean-to-bar” chocolate maker.

Maison Hermès Ginza window installations by Stephanie Quayle, Tokyo – Japan

January 12th, 2017

The current showcase at Maison Hermès Ginza, entitle urban jungle, presents a wide range of these cunningly realistic sculptures. All monkeys, a large terracotta orang utan sits on a trunk and gazes onto the bustling cityscape. In the large window, a group of monkeys are huddled cozily together, and seem less deterred by what’s going on around them.

Seibu Shibuya Christmas window installation by we+, Tokyo – Japan

December 30th, 2016

“Surprise” is a Christmas theme of Seibu-Shibuya in this year. we+ responded to the concept by covering inside the window with knitted tapestries and gradually disclosing like an Advent calendar.

Gucci store by Alessandro Michele, Tokyo – Japan

December 14th, 2016


Situated on the second floor, the new outpost measures a sizeable 220 sqm and is obviosuly designed according to Michele’s new and guidelines, featuring a more homey yet still very sumptuous palette with inlaid coloured marble floorin, contemporary fixtures and classic-inspired sofas and chairs.

KIYA knife shop by Mandai Architects, Tokyo – Japan

December 8th, 2016

We created the space by not a “table”as an artificial product, but a “material”as part of nature. In this space, you can feel the spirit of manufacturing in Japan, affection for making things.

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.

“Color mixing” installation by Emmanuelle Moureaux, Tokyo – Japan

December 8th, 2016



100 shades of colors in the form of flower motifs saturate the 6 meter atrium. At the center, visitors can be immersed amongst the 25,200 delicate flowers aligned in three dimensional grids. As well as being suspended from the ceiling, the flowers subtly rotate because of the NSK bearings and the windmills installed at the top and in turn, the installation produces a gradient of gradually changing color.

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.