tokujin yoshioka sets issey miyake's flagship within historic milanese building – Designboom

the connection between japanese architect tokujin yoshioka and trend model issey miyake is near turning thirty-years-outdated, celebrating quite a few initiatives that embody exhibition shows and retailer interiors the world over. their collaboration continues its expansive journey with the opening of their new flagship retailer in milan, italy. situated on the premises of palazzo reina, the retail house encompasses a 500-square-meter space that showcases a novel aesthetic by mixing the historic side of the building with futuristic inside panels, expressing the passage of time.

tokujin yoshioka issey miyake milan flagship store designboom

whereas designing issey miyake’s flagship retailer in milan, tokujin yoshioka confronted the necessary problem of respecting the building’s historic options. this led to a lot of the accomplished inside being left untouched with most of the building’s unique options seen all through. the result's the proper mixture between outdated and new, the place a dialogue between flooring and ceilings are imposed all through the go to. divided into totally different rooms, the floating sculptures of spherical aluminium show the garments and resembled items of dyed material. the blue, orange and inexperienced, symbolise the vitality of nature and likewise ship a way of translucency. the essence of design, harmonies with expertise and handwork, is projected into the store, reflecting the philosophy of issey miyake’s creations.

tokujin yoshioka issey miyake milan flagship store designboom

‘we're interested in a previous enriched by layers of historical past in addition to an opaque future not but realised,’feedback tokujin yoshioka.‘the house exists within a 19th century building situated close to through montenapoleone, milan’s subtle avenue well-known for historic structure. it expressed the distinction between historical past and future displaying the numerous layers of time within the texture of the inside partitions juxtaposed with futuristic coloured aluminium.’

tokujin yoshioka issey miyake milan flagship store designboom

tokujin yoshioka issey miyake milan flagship store designboom

tokujin yoshioka issey miyake milan flagship store designboom

tokujin yoshioka issey miyake milan flagship store designboom

tokujin yoshioka issey miyake milan flagship store designboom

tokujin yoshioka issey miyake milan flagship store designboom

tokujin yoshioka issey miyake milan flagship store designboom

tokujin yoshioka issey miyake milan flagship store designboom

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apr 28, 2017

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tokujin yoshioka sets issey miyake's flagship within historic milanese building - Designboom