Cafe Ki opened in Setagaya-ku, Tokyo in Japan, designed by Japanese design office id. Ki means a tree in Japanese. It is a cafe where coffee and pastries can be enjoyed in a space like a yard or a forest.
The pure white space enhances the coffee colored trees.
The "tree" standing inside the café takes a role as a table leg made of steel. Hats and coats can be hung on the highly extended table legs.
Although a large number of people can sit around the big table, it can maintain a sense of comfortable distance while sharing the table with a different group since wooden branches help to divide the space on the table.
Moreover, the leg of the table randomly stands and those who sit down can freely choose a place where to sit.
Japanese design office id designed for Café Ki not only the interior but also, the graphics, costumes (uniform), website, original products, and etc.
DATE: Oct. 2013 PLACE: Tokyo, Japan CLIENT: Cafe Ki PHOTOGRAPHS: Norihito Yamauchi