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Louis Vuitton's Water Design Shimmers in Ginza

Shopping Design

For the past three years, Louis Vuitton’s oldest outlet in Japan—the Ginza Namiki-Dori store that originally opened in 1981—has been under construction. But the screens have now come down, revealing a shimmering new facade that resembles a pillar of water that beautifully reflects the light and surrounding environment.

The newly renovated Ginza Namiki-dori shop, which opens on March 20, 2021, was designed by the same pair who designed the luxury retailer’s Osaka shop that opened last year: Japanese architect Jun Aoki, who designed the facade, and NY-based interior designer Peter Marino, who designed the interiors.

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