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Tokyo Skincare Store Design with Brick Interior – Commercial Interior Design

Store interior designn with brick entrance

This impressive Tokyo store for skincare brand Aesop was designed by Japanese architect Jo Nagasaka of Schemata Architecture Office.  The new store’s location took over an old shoe shop space – “Milano Shoes”.

Store interior design with brick

The owner of the 35 year old Milano Shoes put the brick tiles on the facade of the shop to create a “high-quality” effect which still works really well.  Unfortunately the next tenant (before Aesop) did not like the brick and had it painted.  Jo Nagasaka decided to revive the beauty of the old brick look and covered the interior with the same brick tile creating this ageless soft mood.

Store interior design with brick

Brick courses infill the spaces between wooden shelving with products, making it look like the old building is all made out of brick.

Store interior design with brick

All photos are by Alessio Guarino.
The store is located in Ginza, Chuoku, Tokyo
The building is steel construction.  the project was finished in 09/2011.

Store interior design with brick

The finish on the ceiling and some walls is also made to look like concrete which creates a beautiful backdrop for the warm brick walls.  The shiny copper sink became a center piece of the overall interior of this skincare products store design.

Store interior design with brick

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