Articles tagged Tokyo

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From bonito to building exterior: Schemata Architects plays with continuity

TOKYO – The Yagicho-Honten store design by Schemata Architects exemplifies a cohesive retail experience, matching the façade with the foods within.

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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.

Leaderboard: The Sleep Event
Leaderboard: The Sleep Event
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Schemata and Ockham’s razor in Panasonic's 100 Banch

TOKYO – For 'innovation base' 100 Banch, Jo Nagasaka of Schemata Architects brings to bear the straightforward solutions for which he is known. 

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Nendo makes an exhibition space, the exhibition has to follow suit

TOKYO – To celebrate the 90th anniversary of a school of Japanese flower arrangement, Nendo created a kaleidoscopic installation of 2,000 mirrored leaves.

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Shoes float and fly in Tokujin Yoshioka’s White Forest

TOKYO – Shoes walk off the shelves and fly into a mystical white forest in the imaginative world of Tokujin Yoshioka.

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Camper’s new Tokyo location is a celebration of straightforwardness

TOKYO – Schemata Architects pairs spatial efficiency and clever design in the contemporary footwear store for a painless shopping experience.

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Nick Leith-Smith: merging shopping experience and local culture for Manolo Blahnik

TOKYO – In more than 30 Manolo Blahnik stores around the world, Nick Leith-Smith translates the local context into a visual dialogue with the brand and its customers.

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How a wooden cross makes this Japanese workspace more flexible

TOKYO – You put a whiteboard in, you take a partition wall out; you do a little brainstorm and you change your team around: that’s what it’s all about for COOOP3.

Leaderboard: The Sleep Event
Leaderboard: The Sleep Event
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Acne’s new direction in denim

TOKYO – The Shibuya store is the only one the world where Acne Studios has launched Blå Konst, a new collection that represents an investigation into denim.

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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.

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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.

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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 …