Japanese food

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about japanese food

Project • By Architectural Lighting Group (ALG)Restaurants

Ginza Kitcho

The Japanese Cuisine have been appointed by UNESCO as the World Heritage few years ago. This Restaurant has been regarded as the leader in promoting the Japanese Cuisine for last several decades. The Japanese had enjoyed admiring the light of the moon reflected on the surface of the water and loved the beautiful sight of light and shadow it produced from the old days. The designer was asked to take these sensitivities in light and shadow in newly opened Restaurant by the Owner to reflect these qualities within the ultra-modern spaces from the entry to the guest dining rooms. More

Project • By lamatildeRestaurants

Japs! cucina giapponese – Carlo Alberto

Opposites rule: light and darkness create an ideal separation, so the same space can serve the two souls in Japs! – fast and slow. This was a 360° project that went from interior decor to branding, connecting every aspect: for example, the decorative motif in the logo became a graphic and architectural element, in a relationship of perfect symmetry between image and architecture. Now each Japs! restaurant offers a different Japanese specialty, effectively connoting the chain’s different venues and sparking clients’ curiosity.Japs! – Carlo Alberto was the first restaurant to introduce Turin to traditional izakaya, the Japanese after-work venue par excellence. In this, designing the new counter – a western in... More

Project • By lamatildeRestaurants

Japs! cucina giapponese – De Gasperi

Opposites rule: light and darkness create an ideal separation, so the same space can serve the two souls in Japs! – fast and slow. This was a 360° project that went from interior decor to branding, connecting every aspect: for example, the decorative motif in the logo became a graphic and architectural element, in a relationship of perfect symmetry between image and architecture. Now each Japs! restaurant offers a different Japanese specialty, effectively connoting the chain’s different venues and sparking clients’ curiosity.Japs! – De Gasperi makes the separation between opposites extremely sharp with all light elements aligned on the same side. Furthermore, making the counter light stone, framed in iron, m... More

Project • By lamatildeRestaurants

Japs! cucina giapponese – Dante

Opposites rule: light and darkness create an ideal separation, so the same space can serve the two souls in Japs! – fast and slow. This was a 360° project that went from interior decor to branding, connecting every aspect: for example, the decorative motif in the logo became a graphic and architectural element, in a relationship of perfect symmetry between image and architecture. Now each Japs! restaurant offers a different Japanese specialty, effectively connoting the chain’s different venues and sparking clients’ curiosity.Stone and wood make Japs! restaurants cozy and elegant, so clients feel welcome and stay longer. In the area closer to the entrance, darker colors and wider use of hard materials were designed for... More

Project • By Michan ArchitectureRestaurants

Oku

Oku is a new Japanese restaurant located at the northeast area of Mexico City in the ground floor of a corporate office building at Prado Sur street. The kitchen and services of the space are placed at the back corner of the space, opening the rest of the layout for the reception entry, sushi bar and interior/ exterior space for different types of seating layouts.The formal structure of the space appears as a faceted cave-like atmosphere which is cut and deformed to adapt to the various necessities of the restaurant. Although the ceiling element is constantly changing it generates a unifying space with a range of unique diverse areas such as outdoor terrace, sushi bar, and several layouts for seating areas. Three legs are pulled down from t... More

Project • By Pablo Muñoz Payá ArquitectosShops

Kekomo

This project is based on a reform of existing commercial premises in the centre of Elda (Alicante, Spain) with 60m2 dedicated to the public. Kekomo is a place selling ready-made meals where the outstanding features of its service are innovation in the variety of Japanese influenced dishes and preparation based on traditional techniques.The premises open onto Pi y Margall Street in Elda where the façade is faced with tiles of artisanal aesthetics which combine several models in graphite grey. The neutral, dark façade is intended to avoid taking attention away from the warm interior and thus to emphasise the iconic gabled section which extrudes from the interior to the façade. The exterior is as clear as possible, without any carpentry contou... More