We’re including this post just because…wow.
designed by ogata yoshiki, ikawa atsushi, and watase ikuma, the steinway & sons flagship asian store is located in tennoz isle in tokyo. the aim was to create a space where their clients can feel the craftsmanship of the brand, its philosophy, history, and the beauty of their instruments. the first step was to annex a string screen to the façade to represent the echo of steinway. to do so, 12.000 stainless wires were added, echoing the number found in the pianos. in the same way that the piano wires receive tension, which cannot be seen with the human eye, the stainless wires on the façade give the space both tranquility and a tense atmosphere. read more at designboom.com