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RICCA

Lead DesignersRyohei Kanda
Prize(s)Silver in Interior Design / Commercial
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Entry Description

RICCA is a bar, located at Kagurazaka. 
Even now, there are Japanese traditional atmosphere and alley in this town.
I created this design to express Japanese aesthetic sense.
In Japan, there is cultural event is known as “Hanami”, which means “cherry blossom viewing”. This unique event is happened only in couples of week of early spring.
Inspired by this moment, I designed this bar with beauty, glamorous, strength and fragility of Hanami.
To express Hanami’s impression, using a resin with hologram sheets with laser cut as fluttering flowers. Hinging the hologram objects from the ceiling and put the light from both inside and outside. And also, I create two areas. One is lounge area that has atmosphere with glamorous and beauty, the other is private karaoke room area that has active side of Hanami, like energy, strength and more.
This is the design that modern-interpreted Japanese traditional unique event “Hanami”.

Bio

Our business:
・Interior Designs for commercial facilities such as restaurants,
 retail store, hotels.
・Interior Designs for residence, mainly condominium renovations
・Architectural design
・Product design
・Teacher of ICS college of Arts.

Awards and Prize

AWARDS2017 [A’DESIGN AWARD & COMPETITION / Golden Winner]
2017 [IDA DESIGN AWARDS / Silver Winner]
2017 [RESTAURANT & BAR DESIGN AWARDS
   / Shortlist Nominate ( Asia Bar Best 8)]
2017 [ICONIC AWARD “Best of Best”]
2017 [The American Architecture Prize
   / PRIZE 2017 HONORABLE MENTIONS]
2018 [GERMAN DESIGN AWARD 2018 / Winner]