makoto yamaguchi design: I find everything
makoto yamaguchi design: I find everything
dec 30, 2010

makoto yamaguchi design: I find everything

‘i find everything’ by makoto yamaguchi design in tokyo, japan all images courtesy makoto yamaguchi design photographer: koichi torimura




‘i find everything’ by japanese atelier makoto yamaguchi design is a single apartment unit that has been renovated into a gallery and shop in tokyo. measuring only 20 m2, the design revolves around a simple circulation with careful consideration paid to materiality in order to extend the limiting space.

makoto yamaguchi design: I find everything overview




exclusive in nature, the shop is indiscernible from the outside: ivy plants crawl up the facade with only a small sign indicating the tight entry stairway. taking advantage of this approach, the redesign aims to amplify the open atmosphere of the space in contrast by removing the drop ceiling and freeing 1.2 m in height. the surfaces of a centrally placed display counter are outfitted with a seamless mirror, further stretching the interior while establishing an inconspicuous route.

makoto yamaguchi design: I find everything mirrored display counter

makoto yamaguchi design: I find everything

makoto yamaguchi design: I find everything wood plank ceiling

makoto yamaguchi design: I find everything exterior of building

makoto yamaguchi design: I find everything floor plan

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