kengo kuma : lucien pellat finet osaka store kengo kuma : lucien pellat finet osaka store
jan 11, 2010

kengo kuma : lucien pellat finet osaka store

the rounded wood honeycomb structure is covering the store’s walls

in osaka, fashion designer of fine cashmere and knit items lucien pellat-finet has just opened his third store, designed by japanese architect kengo kuma, who already worked on his space in tokyo’s roppongi district.

‘I wanted to express the tenderness of cashmere fabrics by using an organic pattern surfaced on the plant in architecture.’

B1F: bar and restaurant, light up by flickering candle lights 1F & 2F spaces are wrapped in vegetable walls in which plywood is applied 3F: VIP space is entwined with a white solid fiber like an ivy

‘when I was proposed this building at the best intersection in osaka, I was thrilled because I will be able to show in the best way a LPF style life from clothes, accessories, homeware to books and foods. the cafe will be a premiere with a selection of my favorite meals… it is wonderful to drink some champagne, like that the customers will shop… kengo kuma adds some beauty with a wonderful architectural design, so impressive that it will be a landmark for the city.’

lucien pellat-finet’s iconic motifs are the skull and pot leaf-cashmeres

  • what up with the pot leaf?

    blah says:
  • The pot leaf doesn’t surprise me: just look at his shop…

    PAN360º says:
  • it sickens me to see how some people get famous doing the stuff my 11 y.o. niece can think of.

    angry one says:
  • Kuma’s architectural research in miniature size.
    Check his granada performing arts center…
    Nice!

    Pete says:
  • Isn’t it always love, hate, death and drugs that artists refer to?

    o-o says:
  • To respond to the idiot, people get famous because they DO things, not sit online complaining about what other people do.

    getoffyourarse says:
  • awesomeness! can’t believe this is the same guy who did Nezu museum. chalk n cheese but both great!

    rara gaga says:
  • Good luck cleaning that!

    G says:

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