Wednesday, September 02, 2009

V.O.B. - Interior Design: Patrick Cox Takes Tokyo

Japan is a hot bed of out-of-the-box creativity and retail design is one of the areas it excel in. The latest store with more is the new Patrick Cox boutique in Tokyo's Aoyama district, a mecca for fashion.

Designed by local architect Chikara Ohno, the store uses only three elements - the colour white, the circle shape and lighting - to great effect. A canopy of huge, repetitive cylindrical pendants hang from the ceiling, like imposing sculptures, that also illuminate the products which are perched just below on cylindrical counters, lit from their bases.

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