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A Cultural Guide To Cafe Design

Whether you take your cappuccino with almond milk or soy, great cafe design ideas are something we can all get behind. Here are the best of the bunch that reflect their local scene to a tee.

Radiator House By Hiroshi Nakamura Architects

Renowned for their abundant use of wood and nature-focussed designs, Hiroshi Nakamura Architects have created a private home with a steel exterior and an all-wood, contrasting interior in Ichikawa, in Tokyo’s neighbouring Chiba Prefecture.

Redesigning for Communal Living

In downtown Tokyo, a renovated apartment designed by Masatoshi Hirai Architects Atelier features an open living space for a family of four to spend more time together. Joanna Kawecki writes.