The vibrant Fukushimaya Supermarket in Tokyo maintains a minimalist aesthetic while ensuring the products remain at the center of attention. Thoughtfully made using low-cost materials like ZAM pipes, prefabricated shopping carts, wood wine boxes and more, this grocery store is both vivid and sustainable. The store, which has been opened for 30 years, has built the trust of its surrounding neighbors, always offering fresh produce, and catering to a more urban clientele. The bright and industrial design of the store now successfully mirrors the attitudes of the people who shop there: young, urban business professionals.
The now easy to navigate store was made possible through the cleverly constructed ZAM pipes which create a grid-like system, maintaining organization and reflecting the high-quality products that can be found at a low cost.
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