Here's a reason why you should definitely go to France that has nothing to do with that pointy tower you see printed on every other graphic shirt ever. The combined brilliance of architect, Vince Coste and designer, Claire Leina, Koï is a work of art that sits in a university city of southern France.
The Japanese restaurant made the distinctive irezumi patterns that were once associated with hardened clan members of the infamous Yakuza look breathtaking and elegant on the walls of a Japanese restaurant within the parameters of chic Parisian interiors.
Red chairs gave a striking contrast to the beautiful, large-scale black and grey illustrations while the modernist furniture and structure complemented the otherwise traditional style interior design. The restaurant has a floor plan of 300 sqm. built to house all that grandeur.
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