yoichi yamamoto architects: 2D/3D chairs for issey miyake yoichi yamamoto architects: 2D/3D chairs for issey miyake
jun 24, 2011

yoichi yamamoto architects: 2D/3D chairs for issey miyake

yoichi yamamoto architects: 2D/3D chairs for issey miyake images courtesy of yoichi yamamoto architects

 

 

 

japanese firm yoichi yamamoto architects has completed ‘2D/3D chairs’ for tokyo fashion labels issey miyake store. featuring a series of traditional dining chairs, the installation transforms from a two dimensional graphic into a tangible piece. the perspective is manipulated creating a unique appearance from different vantage points for onlookers. graphics of legs in varying perspectives are printed onto a horizontal plane while the chair backs rest upon the surface.

the blue chairs display colored hats through the store window

 

 

 

the seat backs maintain a seamless transition from the graphics by utilizing assorted sizes, heights and placed at diverse angles. clothing items are then displayed upon the installation in a casual manner appearing as though someone tossed it onto their household furniture. currently a collection of vibrant hats designed by akio hirata are presented to shoppers by resting upon the electric blue backs.

vibrant hats contrast with the blue chairs

left: installation used as display for clothing, right: hats resting upon the seat and back of chairs

detail

left: detail of 2d and 3d chairs merging, right: hat resting upon chair back

varying chair heights

raised platform

akiro hirata hat

akiro hirata hat exhibition

store window

store window

view from street at night

floor plan / level 0

section

elevation

diagram

proposal featuring 2D/3D vases

proposal featuring a 2D/3D city

 

  • pretty damn cool

    dbkii says:
  • beautiful illusion

    ffcr says:
  • As always Japanese on the top!Always great concepts and artistic look! thank you from modest Bulgaria

    alxmhv says:

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