So Hot Right Now // House in a House, curated by Yellowtrace

So Hot Right Now // A House In A House.

The idea of house-like structures inside interior spaces is not so new. Perhaps it stems from our early childhood references that resonate so deeply with us all. Just think of Tree Houses. Or Doll Houses. You can think of today's story as...
Kolmio+LIM by Yusuke Seki | Yellowtrace

Kolmio+LIM Beauty Salon by Yusuke Seki // Osaka, Japan.

What is it about Japan, design and retail. They just get it, don't they? They really do. Let's have a closer look at today's beauty. Kolimo+LIM in Osaka, Japan is an extension of the popular Less Is More (LIM) hair salon in the same area,...
Case by Jun Igarashi Architects Japan | Yellowtrace

Case by Jun Igarashi Architects // Sapporo, Japan.

With it's multiple platforms set over three levels, twisting staircases and timber ladders, Case by Jun Igarashi Architects is reminiscent of an indoor tree-house. The sense of play and adventure created from multiple levels and connecting...
PC Garden House in Japan by Kengo Kuma | Yellowtrace

PC Garden House in Japan by Kengo Kuma.

Who feels like a cool drink of water? I felt like I’d had one after looking at Mitsumasa Fujitsuka’s photos of this beautiful Kengo Kuma house. It’s a littler, newer, Katsura. Spare Japanese perfection, just enough brush strokes to...
House Komazawa Park by miCo | Yellowtrace

House Komazawa Park by miCo // Japan.

Judging from the outside, House Komazawa Park is one of those places you simply wouldn't see coming. The project is an extension of a thirty year old dwelling, nestled in a densely populated district where wooden houses sit like a compact...
Shoe Stool by Koichi Futatsumata | Yellowtrace

Shoe Stool by Koichi Futatsumata.

I can't say I ever thought we'd be blogging about a shoe stool here on Yellowtrace, if ya know what I'm sayin'. But when a piece of furniture is this beautiful, we are left with no choice. This gorgeous stool was created by Japanese...