Posts Tagged ‘japan’

Money Design Co. office by BROOK-inc, Tokyo – Japan

March 15th, 2018

By giving the sense of unity linearly in a narrow space, it became a healthy space that made it possible to tighten the space, to spread, to make it feel efficient and cramped. Also, by being able to appeal to the outside with a clear free space, it became an office where you can expect relationships not only inside the company but also outside.

EZO Cheesecakes & Bakery by Evonil Architecture, Surabaya – Indonesia

March 4th, 2018

Creating a unique space while sustaining the already developed EZO brand, Evonil Architecture improves the detail of the design of the combination between the classical interior design and Japanese interior design blend into one strong, original, and unique ‘twist’ of interior design, emphasizing the usage of blue pastel finish to upscale the feminine feel.

Aesop Jiyugaoka store by Ciguë, Tokyo – Japan

March 2nd, 2018

Translucent resin shelving lines the walls as a nod to the bullhead tracks, and large framed allow in floods of daylight, offering a tonal complement to both the railway lines and Aesop’s amber glassware.

Japanese Shoryu restaurant by Blenheim Design, Oxford – UK

February 27th, 2018

Nine meter long open kitchen is a focal point whilst bronze and brass bar sits to the side overlooking the whole space. Traditional building techniques of Japan were fused with elements of Oxford. Oak, stone and bronze is a positive nod to historic Oxford, whilst Japanese elements come from illuminated rice, lanterns, bamboo and suspended sake box screens.

Mr. Gentleman store by Jamo Associates, Tokyo – Japan

February 24th, 2018

The monochrome palette is matchingly captured by perforated metal, faux stone surfaces and slabs of mirror. Interestingly, a vintage stereo system by iconic industrial designer Dieter Rams adorns a corner of the premises as a rather fitting art installation.

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.

Hair Clinic gnome by Takeshi Nagata & Yukari Nagata, Osaka – Japan

February 8th, 2018

The white triangles stand out in contrast to the grain pattern of the wood and give rhythm to the space. Also the effect of the geometric pattern influences your optical sense to make the low ceiling (CH = 2400mm) in the salon seem higher.

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.

‘Color of time’ installation by Emmanuelle Moureaux, Toyama – Japan

January 22nd, 2018

Within the tunnel, an indoor sky is tinted with a beautiful gradation. The colorful flow of time is subtle. Here, traveling through it, time is tangible, loud, overwhelming, and peaceful.

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 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.

BaLon.tre beauty salon by, Chiba – Japan

December 27th, 2017

“BaLon.tre”, located in Chiba, Japan, was designed to indicate maximum openness in a narrow space. The movement caused by the combination of the ceiling louver and herringbone on the floor expanded the depth of the space.

Gallica beauty salon by, 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.’