curiosity: kanebo sensai select spa curiosity: kanebo sensai select spa
feb 04, 2010

curiosity: kanebo sensai select spa

‘kanebo sensai select spa’ by curiosity

japanese firm curiosity has designed the first ‘kanebo sensai select spa’ located in a 5 star hotel, in switzerland, for cosmetic company kanebo.

the design of the space is based on the lining of floating layers of koishimaru silk, a core value of the ‘sensai’ brand. the soft glow of light gently removes the outside world, layer by layer, to transform the mind and body. the waiting room in the center of the space is designed as a ‘cocoon’, an oasis of tranquility surrounded by serene light.

  • Absolutely stunning.
    Where can I find out more about this project?

    rcvs says:
  • It’s realy great!

    andrey balbek says:

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