Ring Osaka
by Ninkipen!

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Garments hang from a wall-mounted wooden grid inside this Osaka fashion boutique that Japanese studio Ninkipen! has recently completed (+ slideshow).

Ring Osaka by Ninkipen!

The store for Japanese fashion brand Ring has an L-shaped plan and the wooden structure wraps the prominent inside corner to create a flexible display hanger.

Ring Osaka by Ninkipen!

"We tried to create uniqueness in this shop by maximizing the potential of the given space," said Ninkipen! founder Imazu Yasuo.

Ring Osaka by Ninkipen!

Cement boards line the two walls behind this grid, contrasting with the white-painted surfaces of the remaining walls.

Ring Osaka by Ninkipen!

Fluorescent lighting tubes hang from the ceiling on wires to illuminate the space from above. "Utilising the high ceilings, they light the whole space uniformly," explained Yasuo.

Ring Osaka by Ninkipen!

Additional garments are presented on glass tabletops and within recesses in the walls.

Ring Osaka by Ninkipen!

Ring Osaka is located in the Herbis Plaza shopping centre.

Ring Osaka by Ninkipen!

Ninkipen! have previously worked on various shop fit-outs, including a clothing shop with fake doors and a bakery where bread is displayed on a wooden sleeperSee more stories about design by Ninkipen! »

Ring Osaka by Ninkipen!

Above: floor plan

Photography is by Hiroko Kawata.

  • Cooper

    The lighting fixtures are great. Anyone know the manufacturer, or familiar with any similar products?