// arthitectural / Tokyo
  • We performed the interior design for a store by Aesop, an Australian skin care brand, located in Tokyo Midtown. The site itself, posed some restrictions due to its size – a narrow 3.8m entrance width, 5.8m depth and 3.2m ceiling height. This time the design was inspired by the linearity and meticulous ordering seen in […]


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  • Yamada Sen-I Co., Ltd. is a furoshiki (wrapping cloth) manufacturer based in Kyoto and we performed the renovations for their directly-managed official shop; “Musubi.” Since the store is located in a quiet area of Harajuku, Tokyo, deliverables included a space to showcase the furoshiki designs on sale by increasing available store space and improving the […]


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One of the most interesting projects I’ve seen in a while, the Musashino Art University Museum & Library proposes a new relation between the user and the books, surrounded and sheltered by them. We had the chance to ask Sou Fujimoto about the challenge of designing this program in the information age, as you can […]


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The project belongs to the tradition of fork-base tables with overhanging tops. Usually these tables have only a low rod and legs are directly attached to the top. In Wishbone table we doubled the base section even towards the top to be able to use glass top leaving visible the frame. The base consists of […]


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Conversion of a building with convenient store on the ground floor and residence on first and second floors. Proposal was to use the ground floor as the owner’s residence where it is easy to make barrier-free, and to rent first and second floors as a share house with communal living room, kitchen, and bathrooms. The […]


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The hotel’s grand porch entrance stands between two buildings creating a 15m tall ceiling. As a measure of lowering the perceived ceiling plane and retaining the open feel, the interior and lighting design team devised an array of suspended ring fixtures. At night, the intent was that the glowing bands would float and sway in the ocean breeze – […]


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