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Architect
Koyori
Location
Kusatsu, Shiga, Japan | View Map
Project Year
2021
Category
Shops
Junichi Usui

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Koyori as Architects

This project was a full renovation of an apparel shop in Kusatsu, Shiga.Considering the existing customer base (women over a wide range of ages) and the sales style (arranging most of the inventory in store), we opted for a simple composition within the store so that a large variety of products could coexist.

photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui

For the extensive register counter and storage behind it, which are the key feature, we selected a calm, gently toned timber and added delicate details for a finish with a touch of femininity.

photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui

For the main materials in the space, we aimed for a gentle feel and warm tone like bare skin and composed these materials at a minimal level.

photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui

The base lighting has been adjusted to be at a degree that does not interfere with recognition of the hues of the clothing being sold and is planned to coexist with natural light while retaining softness.

photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui

Team:

Architect: Koyori
Photographer: Junichi Usui

Project Credits
Architects
Products used in this project
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct name
Wall CoatingBEAL International
Interior LightingNew light pottery
Call / Marble
Original curtainfabricscape
Down lightMODULEX
Product Spec Sheet
Wall Coating
Interior Lighting
Call / Marble by New light pottery
Original curtain
Down light
by MODULEX
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