Novum Design Award

Interior Design Category



Project Title

Chez Shibata

Project Function


Project Location

Japan, Nagoya

Project Tags

Interior Design, Patisserie, Shop, Cafe

Office Name

Doyle Collection Co. Ltd.

Team Members

Aiji Inoue

Office Link


Doyle Collection Co. Ltd.

Project Description

Patisserie “Chez Shibata” has been operating for 27 years in this location. This shop closed once, and it was newly built.
When designing this shop, we focused on his “roots”, “experience” and “future”.
First of all, Mr. Shibata completed the training requirements for making western confectionery in Paris, he noticed that there were always “something Japanese” he integrated in what he made. He has a twin brother and when still young, he had mixed feelings toward being treated as one with his brother. Whenever he played outside alone, he was frequently asked where his twin brother was. He did not appreciate being asked like that nor being treated as a pair.
From the above aspects, the shop’s total design avoids using ostentations decoration which connect with Japanese traditional style. And in details, despite the functions being the same or the first impression looking alike, each of the shop’s pillars and display racks has different relations. Furthermore, by deliberately cracking the sides of the mortar utensils, we could generate the one and only aspect. There is no one identical item in the space provided.

Project Link

Image Credits

Nacasa and Partners Inc.

Chez Shibata


DESIGN SCORE:      /100

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