locationHamamatsucho, Kiryu, Gunma, Japan
Architects in ChargeSunao Koase,Yu Yamada
Text description provided by the architects. In Kiryu,Gunma,Japan Style Bakery was opened as the first prototype Shop with a future view of store development. Renovating the long established bakery operating since 1930, the shop aims to be a new type of enterprise, incorporating the features of both locally owned and globally franchised stores.
A light gray, which is the concept color of the brand, is used in tiles, lights, steel frames, and a dirt floor. Variations of materials used, balance the color tint within the space, bringing out patisseries. Solid oaks are used for the top panel so as to enhance the warmth of the bread.
Maximizing the height and the width of the windows and selecting a slim frame, it will bring brightness and freshness to the room.
Fluorescent lamps are embedded into the ceiling, which makes the space look clean. Larger furniture in the center and the spot shade above the cashier build vertical internal.
Created line of flows, with the simplified designs and arrangements of furniture and lined LED lights equipped down under the parietal shelves, will enable the customers to choose and carry the product in comfort.
The space right next to the shelf is refrigerated so that foods like sandwiches can be displayed. Eat in counter located next to the cashier, is made with the same solid oak as the top panel, and uses the marine lamps. The logo decorated on the wall beside the cashier is made from steel plates.
The signboard, which will be the represent the shop, is neon lamp, and the entrance / exit signs are located on both sides. Additional attentions were paid for children and elderly to secure their paths, by sloping the way from the parking.
Using the light gray as the concept color of the brand, the shop holds the sense of unity, and bright and clean atmosphere at the same time, together with woods, soft lightning, and natural sun light from the windows.