Japanese design office id Inc. designed SUMIYOSHIDO kampo lounge, clinic for acupuncture and moxibustion. Kampo lounge is a new shape of herbal pharmacy where doctor prescribes based on oriental medicine and also those who are willing to take herbal medicine in their lifestyle are able to learn deeply about it.
Sumiyoshido Kampo Lounge also won the Award- Reatil Category for less then 200SQM at World Interiors News Award 2015
Moreover, clinic for acupuncture and moxibustion is a place where treatment based on oriental medicine is provided. A space surrounded by many medicine shelves. Since early times, there have been many medicine shelves at pharmacies where handle herbal medicine. Though furniture with many drawers is supposed to be filled with medicine, It felt that it is also filled with history and deep knowledge of herbal medicine. The medicine shelves are lined up and stacked up.
Opened drawers are designed to display natural medicine samples and feel its aroma and texture. Furniture used for providing counseling sessions such as a light fixture, desk, and sofa, which constitutes its space, was also designed to have a uniform expression as medicine shelves. Many drawers represent how SUMIYOSHIDO faces to treatment with integrated methods. The space painted in mint green color freshly expresses a world of herbal medicine which is derived from plants.
The soft color is intended to create curiously ambivalent atmosphere that heaviness and lightness of furniture coexist. In contrast, the clinic for acupuncture and moxibustion is a quiet space painted in uniformed white. Thick drape curtains were intended to create a soft impression even though it is an examination room. click here to read full article….