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IISE SEOUL

This Brother-Duo Are Seoul's Next Designers To Know

AWA-ODORI

In Photos: An Annual Traditional Festival In Japan Celebrating The Art Of Dance

Michaël Borremans

A Complex Beauty In One Of The Most Important Painters Of Our Time

ISAMU NOGUCHI

"From Sculpture To The Body And Garden" At Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery

THE NEW MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART IN NEW YORK

Designed By SANAA Architects, We Revisit The New Museum Which Continues To Challenge The Typical Museum Format

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TWO TOUGH EDITORIAL

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AN ALTERNATE VIEW: Rotterdam

Photographer Lukas Korschan Shares An Often Unseen Viewpoint Of Netherlands Port City

Hong Kong International Airport

Twenty Years Later, The Foster & Partners-Designed Airport Still Remains A Leading Example of Design Innovation

No. 197 Chiswick Fire Station

Perfect For Any Occasion: A Firehouse-Turned-Restaurant in London's West

KHALIK ALLAH

The NYC-Based Film-Maker Presents His Second Feature Film, BLACK MOTHER

MAREFUMI KOMURA

The Art Of Subtraction at 'Big Ship' at The Mass, Harajuku

Tomoo Gokita ‘PEEKABOO’

Abstract Figures & Monochromatic Brushstrokes At Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery

Dream House By Marina Abramović

An Experiential Overnight Artwork In Japan's Mountainous Niigata Region

SALONE DEL MOBILE 2018 HIGHLIGHTS

As Selected By The Champ International Family of Designers and Curators

Views From A Rooftop [Social Studies: Cuba]

Lukas Korschan Explores The City of Havana. From Above.

Koffee Mameya

Championing the fine art of coffee from Tokyo

Photography - Benjamin Hosking

May, 2017

Hidden in the backstreets between Harajuku and Omotesando lies Koffee Mameya, the reincarnation of owner Eichii Kunimoto and its previous predecessor sibling Omotesando Koffee. Found in the same location, the new box-like design champions the contemporary contrast of concrete and wood, again helmed by design studio 14SD and head designer Yosuke Hayashi.

Here, there is a new approach to bean selection; offering coffee beans from around the world and presenting each roast from light to dark, with the various shades of each bag determining the roast. A new membership program offers records of taste preferences, with free public workshops after 6pm on weekdays.

A refreshingly transparent space for all things coffee and the sharing of global knowledge around it.

KOFFEE MAMEYA
4-15-3 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
(Closest metro: Omote-sando Station, or Meiji-Jingumae Station)

May, 2017