| Emailthis TrendEmail | Full Article (TrendHunter.com/id/128921)

Shoebox Wall Interiors
Freitag Store Tokyo Features a Unique Utilitarian Design


By: Katherine Vong (Superstar) Oct 19, 11
{SummaryTitle}

Freitag has opened its first flagship store in Asia, Freitag Store Tokyo. The Swiss brand Freitag, known for its line of eco-friendly handbags, is headed by two brothers Daniel and Markus, who were present at the Freitag Store Tokyo opening (see gallery).

The new 2-floor Freitag Store Tokyo features an interior design by Torafu Architects, who renovated an old shoe store called ‘Boston,’ reports the blog Spoon & Tamago. The architects tried to keep some of the previous design elements that were already in place, such as the shoe box-lined walls. Now made to store and display the brand’s 1,200 handbags, the wall boxes lend both a functional aspect and a unique utilitarian look.

Freitag is a company specializing in bags made from upcycled materials such as truck tarpaulins, seat belts, inner tubes of bikes and vehicle airbags.



Source: spoon-tamago
Readmore: hypebeast



Related Trends:


Packaging-Infused Interiors
TrendHunter.com/id/127102



Ultramodern Skin Labs
TrendHunter.com/id/127759



Chromatic 80s-Style Interiors
TrendHunter.com/id/127673



Wall-Protruding Animals
TrendHunter.com/id/126590



Bamboo-Separated Dining
TrendHunter.com/id/127674



Flamenco-Inspired Interiors
TrendHunter.com/id/128434



All-Encompassing Jean Retail
TrendHunter.com/id/128581



Minimalist Perforated Dwellings
TrendHunter.com/id/126627



Flower Power Washrooms
TrendHunter.com/id/128493




Copyright © TREND HUNTER Inc.. All Rights Reserved.