Articles tagged Tokyo


The rainbow engineer – Tokujin Yoshioka

TOKYO – Spectrum, the latest installation by artist and designer Tokujin Yoshioka, builds a rainbow bridge across the boundaries of art, design and architecture.


Emmanuelle Moureaux colours future years for museum anniversary

TOKYO – For the National Art Center’s tenth anniversary, French architect and designer Emmanuelle Moureaux invokes a colourful forest of the decade yet to come.

Leaderboard: Wieneberger
Leaderboard: Wieneberger
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Inside Yota Kakuda's cheese-tart shop, baked goods appear to float in midair

TOKYO – Having completed Bake Sendai earlier this year, Japanese designer Yota Kakuda created another cheese-tart outlet for Bake in Tokyo’s Kita-Senju district, this time inspired by the …


Nendo reinterprets the hourglass for Panerai watches

TOKYO – For an installation at Spiral in Aoyama, Tokyo, Nendo offered a new spin on the traditional hourglass for Italian watch brand Panerai.


Nendo's exhibition Unprinted Material illustrates the expression of paper

TOKYO – To some, digital technology has seemed to herald the death, not just of the print magazine, the newspaper and the paperback book, but of paper, itself.


Schemata Architects' design for Blue Bottle Coffee embodies tranquillity and harmony

TOKYO – Blue Bottle Coffee's latest store design by Schemata Architects creates a tranquil haven in amongst the hectic streets of Roppongi, Tokyo. 


Designer dorms at Bunka Hostel Tokyo attract so-called flashpackers

TOKYO- Owned by Space Design Inc., Bunka Hostel Tokyo – bunka is Japanese for ‘culture’ – occupies an old seven-storey building in the city’s historical Asakusa district. 


A monochromatic workspace by Saori Miwa blurs the edges of the fashion and tech worlds

TOKYO – Saori Miwa, of design studio Little, curated an office space for Tokyo-based tech firm Vasily with its own carpeted catwalk.

Billboard Copenhagen trip
Billboard Copenhagen trip

Schemata Architects collaborates with KHA studio for the first flagship store of mintdesigns

TOKYO – Eclectic and quirky garments are brought to the forefront of the first ever flagship store of fashion brand mintdesigns, in the Aoyama neighbourhood of Tokyo.


Jo Nagasaka of Schemata Architects reflects on what gave him a distinctive edge

‘My first work wasn’t architecture; it was furniture. After I graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts with an architecture degree in 1998, a friend I’d had since high school asked me to …


Emmanuelle Moureaux adapts an installation to different spaces

TOKYO – No fewer than 20,000 'twigs' in 100 shades of colour comprised Emmanuelle Moureaux’s installation at the Tokyo edition of the Wood Furniture Japan Award exhibition. 

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Ciguë sets a material-rich stage for Julien David's fashions

TOKYO  When Parisian studio Ciguë renovated streetwear designer Julien David’s 200-sq-m Harajuku flagship, the intention was never for the architecture to steal the show.