Posts tagged 'japan'

Blue Bottle Coffee Yokohama retails its bespoke, Norm Architects-designed furniture

Custom wood seating created for this Japanese branch of the specialty café will also be retailed through the brand’s website Located at the heart of


Node Kyoto Hotel captures the essence of an intimate gallery space

Setting itself apart from the competition, Node Kyoto, a new hotel in the Japanese city’s Nakagyo Ward, functions not only as a 25 bedroom guest

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Japanese architects build a temporary teahouse with a single material

Katagiri Architecture + Design have collaborated with Akinori Inuzuka Design on Shi-An: a movable teahouse using a single material.  Inspired by Japanese ideas of the


At home with AB Concept’s Ed Ng

We’re in conversation with Ed Ng of AB Concept to find out how to work from home, the right way Interior design and architecture studio AB


Artek reworks Alvar Aalto classics with Japanese designers

Finnish furniture brand Artek used Milan Design Week to showcase a new collection that celebrates the centennial of diplomatic relations between Finland and Japan. The


Emmanuelle Moureaux: adding colour to Tokyo

Paris-born, Tokyo-based Emmanuelle Moureaux is ‘colouring’ Tokyo with her architecture, interiors, fashion and installations and her concept of ‘shikiri’. What draws you to the vivid

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New facades: offices with smart skins

An innovative facade makes for smarter, more expressive architecture. Here’s how three new landmark office developments are working hard from the outside in Public engagement


Nendo creates office hybrids

Nendo has reconfigured traditional office furniture into unusual new hybrids for an installation at Orgatec. The project for Japanese brand Kokuyo called Shelf + Desk


Amano revamps Tokyo office

Japanese design group Amano has followed up Dear Ginza, a nine-storey commercial block with a faceted aluminium facade resembling a crumpled sweet rapper, with Dear


Shionogi’s EU HQ, by Resonate Interiors

Resonate Interiors creates Japanese pharmaceutical company Shionogi’s European headquarters using bright colours and playful details.  Choosing the round window may be synonymous with kids’ TV



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