This eyeglass shop is so minimal, it doesn't even have a storefront
January 28, 2020 1 Comment

This eyeglass shop is so minimal, it doesn’t even have a storefront

Shanghai – As an architect, perhaps it was unsurprising that Junya Ishigami’s goal for this project was to create a work of architecture indoors. Nonetheless, it was the location of the Jins store in the Shanghai World Financial Centre that drove Ishigami to create a ‘huge emptiness within the crowded shopping mall’. Almost everything, including colour, was stripped away in a minimal interior where form follows function. Five monolithic 12-m-long and 25-cm-deep concrete blocks dominate the store and, despite their volume, seem to float in the air. While three display eyewear products, the other two are used for customer […]

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    February 9, 2020

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