Aesop Kyoto Aburaya-Cho Sanjo | Yellowtrace

Aesop Kyoto Aburaya-Cho Sanjo | Yellowtrace

Aesop Kyoto Aburaya-Cho Sanjo | Yellowtrace

 

Project Name: Aesop Kyoto.
Location: 97 Aburaya-Cho Sanjo, Kyoto, Japan.
Design: Simplicity team under the leadership of Shinichiro Ogata.

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Aesop Kyoto at 97 Aburaya-Cho Sanjo was created in collaboration with the Simplicity team under the leadership of Shinichiro Ogata. The design draws inspiration from Jun’ichirō Tanizaki’s In Praise of Shadows, the aesthetics of 14th-century actor and playwright Zeami Motokiyo, Kyoto’s machiya townhouses, and the vertical alignment of Japanese text.

 


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    […] Aesop Kyoto at 97 Aburaya-Cho Sanjo was created in collaboration with the Simplicity team under the leadership of Shinichiro Ogata. The design draws inspiration from Jun’ichirō Tanizaki’s In Praise of Shadows, the aesthetics of 14th-century actor and playwright Zeami Motokiyo, Kyoto’s machiya townhouses, and the vertical alignment of Japanese text. See all images in our gallery post. […]

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