This “Tattooed” Japanese Restaurant's Aesthetic Game Is Too Strong

By Xavier - 
This “Tattooed” Japanese Restaurant's Aesthetic Game Is Too Strong

An irezumi-inspired restaurant named Koï situated in the south of France is what your kind of five-star dining dreams are made of.

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.

Koï –Japanese & Teppanyaki Restaurant - Aix en Provence #irezumi #koirestaurant #interiordesign #japanesetattoo

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.

(Photo by Florent Joliot) Koï –Japanese & Teppanyaki Restaurant - Aix en Provence #irezumi #koirestaurant #interiordesign #japanesetattoo

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.

Head to their official website to find out more.

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