'flatflat' store in harajuku, tokyo by sako architects
jan 08, 2009
'flatflat' store in harajuku, tokyo by sako architects

‘flatflat’ store, harajuku, tokyo, japan
all images © sako architects

located in harajuku, tokyo is ‘flatflat’, a store designed by japanese architectural firm sako architects.
occupying a narrow space of 3.5 meters by 45 meters long, the store allows visitors to experience
hangame, an online games portal, and hange.jp a games portal for mobiles developed by NHN japan

the concept is based on the idea of ‘the future park’, where virtual elements are combined with real space.
its space age design consists of curved cave forms, white walls and neon tube lights. colors of orange
and yellow are also included to create a sense of warmth. the curved neon lights were intended to stimulate
curiosity of visitors and lead them to the inner part of the narrow space.


visitors playing hangame

curved neon tube lights draw attention to various areas within the store




  • That’s pretty cool!

    Guy79 says:
  • totally awesome, and sadly, the concept is doomed to stay a Japan exclusive. :(

    Ðave says:
  • awesome

    Robert says:
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