The buildings of Japanese architect Kengo Kuma may sometimes seem radical (his cocoon-shaped tea house, for example), but on closer inspection are thoughtful and humanistic. When Kuma was asked to renovate the four-story Ginzan Onsen Fujiya, a traditional hot spring inn in Yamagata (the Northern part of Honshu), he used traditional forms as his template but rendered them in a modern way.
A Japanese-Inspired Home
Wabi Sabi Design - Commune Design's Modern Japanese Interior Design - House Beautiful
love the saturated black cabinets with custom wooden hardware, alcove for stove, island with contrasting wood and stone :: By Melbourne based design atelier Techné.
Great example of door linings and shadow gap. Felipe hess fran parente mid century modern interiors