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Shun Shoku Lounge

Kengo Kuma designs a functional typography installation for restaurant food guide Gurunavi in Osaka, Japan

Shun Shoku Lounge


January 21st, 2014

Kengo Kuma

What can you do in a small space covering no more than 82sqm? A lot, if Kengo Kuma’s latest project is anything to go by.

Kengo Kuma

Designed as a public relations space for Japanese restaurant food guide Gurunavi, Shun Shoku Lounge is made almost entirely out of layered panels of wood. The sliced planes rise and fall as a seamless series of undulating surfaces and also form the reception desks, seating and storage facilities.

Kengo Kuma


The lounge is meant for socialising and dining events, with food items to be displayed and served on the timber counters.

Kengo Kuma

Kengo Kuma

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