Posts Tagged ‘japan’

Ya Pan bistro by Pitsou Kedem and Baranowitz & Goldberg Architects, Tel Aviv – Israel

August 16th, 2017


Kedem worked together with Baranowitz & Goldberg Architects on the project. They took inspiration from Japan’s traditional kite festivals – where people gather to fly huge kites in bright shades.

Dream Dairy Farm by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, Chiba – Japan

August 9th, 2017

The three-dimensional white lattice nesting above the beams of the existing wooden structure forms the canopy of a forest that brings together the old and the contemporary by suggesting the superimposition of time and space.

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.

GOH NO TORA restaurant by Nishiyama Tohru design office, Kyoto – Japan

August 7th, 2017

The facade covered with glass keeps up the Japanese traditional design and accepts all people. Its sensational design leads this area at the head as the name suggests. I tried to express that the tiger painted over the wall looks like a real live tiger and creates this space.

NAKAJIMA TAISHODO TAMBA by Nishiyama Tohru design office, Tamba Hyogo – Japan

August 7th, 2017

To create the design as a first step to make the life of the town return to its former state of a castle town. Be the design towards the future while conserving the landscape of the ‘Tamba Satoyama’.

THE AGLIO GARDEN by Nishiyama Tohru design office, Kyoto – Japan

August 4th, 2017

It’s a material garden. This large open space is separated by light partition but you may feel that you have a meal in one big LDK in the case of a party. Intimate and graceful space.

DANDELION CHOCOLATE Kamakura by Puddle, Kamakura – Japan

August 3rd, 2017

Following the Kuramae and Ise locations of DANDELION CHOCOLATE, the third shop opened just 1 minute from Kamakura station’s west exit, in a location also known as “ura-eki”. The wooden building was previously a boutique shop for casual wear, and we took on the project to repurpose this building, as well as the surrounding environment.

[email protected] hotel by Kengo Kuma, Sumida / Tokyo – Japan

August 1st, 2017

Conceived as an “Art exhibit”, [email protected] 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.

DANDELION CHOCOLATE Ise Geku shop by Puddle Masaki Kato + moyadesign, Ise – Japan

July 31st, 2017

For this design it was our intention to express the existing beauty of this Tetsuro Yoshida designed building, complimenting it with our minimal additions to create a truly DANDELION CHOCOLATE-like space.

VILLAGE FOODS office by Design & Creative Associates, Tahara – Japan

July 15th, 2017

For the finish, we selected expressive genuine materials, such as solid wood boards, natural stones, and cement and mosaic tiles. By assembling and laminating fragments of these materials in open space, we tried to express joyful abundance. With various materials layering on each other utilizing their attributes, the finished design turned out to be very profound.

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.

Bistro La vie by iks design, Nagoya – JAPAN

June 21st, 2017

Brass was used as eye-catchers for lights, hanger pipes, furniture knobs and handles, window frames, decorative screws, etc., in order to provide gorgeousness to the interior. The antique scaffold planks add a casual atmosphere to the space, preventing it from being too sophisticated.

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.

KURAGANE ramen bar by Design office Dress, Osaka – Japan

June 15th, 2017

KURAGANE, its appearance looks like old Japanese warehouse or fine traditional stores at that time. The color and materials used in this bar is the one we can see in the traditional Japanese architecture and interiors like black wood, white paint, natural wood, ropes to feel the history of that place,but it still looks modern Japanese style in someway.

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”.