Articles tagged Japanese Design


Here’s what restaurants navigating the COVID-19 crisis can learn from Japanese hospitality spaces

Matsuya Art Works / KTX archiLAB shares examples of different types of spatial solutions that may aid designers looking to rethink restaurants in a safer way.


How this hotel helps forge relationships between its visitors and the locale

Kanazawa, Japan – For The Share Hotels, Yusuke Seki used craft and context to create the Kumu Kanazawa, an environment as austere as a monk's cell and as beautiful as a Japanese tea …


A Japanese office may have just reinvented glass itself

Tokyo – Japanese firm Nendo designs glass partitions with binary-code graphics for a Tokyo-based office.


What our Frame Awards 2020 Lifetime Achievement Awardee has taught the industry

We have chosen to honour Masamichi Katayama, founder and principal of Wonderwall, for his visionary approach to retail design.


Our latest title sheds light on the pioneering work of Japanese design firm MOMENT

Now available in our web store, MOMENT: Redefining the Brand Experience is a detailed monograph that gives insight into the studio's skilful approach to interiors, spatial branding and lighting.


Issey Miyake does the unthinkable: the pleating machine goes public in a new store

Tokyo – In the largest Homme Plissé location Issey Miyake has ever opened, 20 percent of the space is occupied by a machine often kept behind the scenes.


In a greenless neighbourhood in Kyoto, this house is all about the inside courtyard

Kyoto – In highly urban Kyoto, architecture studio 07Beach designed a wooden house that gravitates around a tree that grows in its centre.


A Tokyo Issey Miyake exhibition came face to face with visitors

Tokyo – Hakuten and Wow created an immersive promotion space for the Japanese designer’s new line of Bao Bao bags, Face.


A playground for the digital natives of our time, courtesy of TeamLab

SYDNEY – The whimsical exhibition Future Park in MAAS ignites creativity and changes our perception of and interaction with the spaces we inhabit.

House in Ohue by Daisuke Hanamoto. Photo Kenji Masunaga

Daisaku Hanamoto’s house mingles with its surroundings

KURE – Mindful of its place amongst the vernacular, the house easily blends into the residential neighbourhood.


How Suppose Design Office is Building in a Social Context

HIROSHIMA, Japan and TOKYO – Through the projects in their latest book, Suppose Design Office shares their vision of the future of architecture – which they call Ur-Architecture.

ACRO by Apollo Architects. Photo Masao Nishikawa

Apollo Architects confronts the public and private sides of residential living with ACRO

CHIBA – The new residence in Chiba defies housing stereotypes and lands like an unidentified architectural object on the hillside residential neighbourhood.

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