Category Archives: Japan

Shigeru Ban wins 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize

Shigeru Ban wins 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize

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Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has been announced as the winner of the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize

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Uniqlo to open largest flagship store in Europe

 

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Japanese clothing retailer Uniqlo is opening its largest ever European store to date in Berlin on 11 April 2014.

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Issey Miyake Reality Lab by Tokujin Yoshioka

Issey Miyake Reality Lab by Tokujin Yoshioka

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Drawing inspiration from the functional design of clinical laboratories, Tokujin Yoshioka has conceived the Reality Lab, the newest store for Japanese fashion label Issey Miyake

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Alexander Wang unveils new Tokyo store

Alexander Wang unveils new Tokyo store

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New York-based fashion designed Alexander Wang has unveiled his first freestanding store in Tokyo on 5 October 2013…

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Coach Unveils Flagship Tokyo Store by OMA

Coach Unveils Flagship Tokyo Store by OMA

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Thom Browne Tokyo Store by Wonderwall

Thom Browne Tokyo Store by Wonderwall

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Sou Fujimoto to Design Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013

Sou Fujimoto to Design Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013

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Issey Miyake’s Interactive Bilbao Wall by Moment Design

Issey Miyake’s Interactive Bilbao Wall by Moment Design

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Michiko Koshino Announces Comeback

 

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New Comme des Garçons Store Confirmed for New York

Japanese fashion designer Rei Kawakubo has announced that her label Comme des Garçons will open a New York store. The brand has signed a lease for a new 20,000-square-foot, seven-story retail space at 160 Lexington Avenue at 30th Street. The store (due to open in December 2013) will be located in a grand neo-classical style building from 1909 situated close to Gramercy Park, which was formerly the home of the New York School of Applied Design for Women and, subsequently, New York’s Touro College.

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