schemata architects suspend adaptable hanger system for clothing store in tokyo
schemata architects suspend adaptable hanger system for clothing store in tokyo schemata architects suspend adaptable hanger system for clothing store in tokyo
sep 01, 2016

schemata architects suspend adaptable hanger system for clothing store in tokyo

schemata architects has completed the first standalone store for mint designs –  a japanese clothing brand recognized by their eclectic and bold prints – located in aoyama, tokyo.

all images © kentaro oshio




led by architect jo nagasaka, the retail space was conceived in collaboration with keisuke hatakenaka architectural design studio. the minimal space is characterized by the extra large windows punctuating the concrete façade, allowing people walking by to gaze in and see the selection of garments on display. taking advantage of this open-nature between the outside and inside, the designers constructed an adjustable hanger system installed with 3D printed joints that allow connections in four directions. this versatile system encourages the clothing / window display to be changed on a daily basis.

the shop is in aoyama, tokyo

3D printed joints that allow connections in four directions

the hanger system can be changed to allow the garments to be displayed differently

the retail space at night



project info:



title: mintdesigns aoyama
architects: jo nagasaka/ schemata architects + keisuke hatakenaka / keisuke hatakenaka architects studio
address: casa omotesandou 5-49-5 jingumae, shibuya-ku, tokyo
usage: retail shop
floors: 1
floor area: 59.76 square mters
structure: reinforced concreta
completion: august 2016
photography: kentaro oshio








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