The concept of the store is edit. Products that offer “genuine value” and “new value” selected mainly from Japan and Europe from a unique perspective will be presented in a way that is edited according to the season and themes of the time. Even if the category, type, and country of origin of the items are different, the aesthetic sense of selection is common. From small gifts that replace the word “thank you” to special gifts that make memories of a special day a lifetime memory. You are sure to find the perfect gift for your loved one and for yourself. We will propose a new culture of communication through the “GIFT AND LIFESTYLE experience” born here and only here.
Roppongi Hills is a city where vibrant adults gather, work and live. From fashion to art and gourmet food, this exciting city where all the world’s “intelligence” and “sensitivity” intersect, a new “place” will be born to become a cradle of culture that conveys “feelings” called GIFT. Communication itself has become faster and more convenient thanks to the digital mediation between people, but in the shadows of this, a cold and dry wind blows in. What we need now is a warm feeling of caring for others, an unadorned smile, and a custom of GIFT that conveys our gratitude with the simple words of “thank you”.[g GIFT AND LIFESTYLE]is a place to create truly human communication that combines Japanese thoughtfulness and the European custom of communicating thoughts through GIFT. It is the joy of choosing, giving, and receiving a GIFT to entrust your feelings to. The rich variety of items selected from Japan and abroad, which decorate the tasteful space, will surely bring you exciting discoveries and new experiences that will stimulate your sensibility. We will propose a new culture of communication through GIFT AND LIFESTYLE experiences born here and only here.
The concept of the logo, which symbolizes the connection between the two cultures of Europe and Japan, is reflected not only in the product lineup but also in the store space. The store space with a total area of 105 tsubo (approximately 348m²) is an area with the theme of “DISCOVERY” colored with gold on the front side, and a dark tone with black on the back side. It is designed under two different zoning, such as an area with the theme of “EXPERIENCE”. In addition, the design of windows, interior walls, and fixtures that draw graceful curves is also one of the elements that create a unified and sophisticated world view in concert with the “g” logo. Just by walking slowly around the store while looking at the products, you should be able to experience another concept that we hope to “deliver gifts to customers from the store”.
Francesco Rota supervised the space design. What I was particular about was that while expressing the connection between Japanese and European cultures, in terms of method, it followed the design traditions of Milan. In addition, while using a wide variety of materials depending on the location, such as the panel walls that draw gentle curves and copper punching metal partitions, we tried to create a design with a human touch that gives the overall impression a sense of softness and warmth. rice field. In addition, in order to fully convey the value of the products handled here, the design of the display fixtures is inspired by museum exhibits.
Francesco Rota Profile
Born in Italy in 1966. Graduated from Art Center College of Design (California) in 1994. In 1998 he established his own studio in Milan for product and interior design. Since 2004 he teaches at the European Institute of Design in collaboration with Magis. Since 2012, he has been the art director of La Palma.
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With the aim of serving as a bridge between European and Japanese cultures through GIFT, we plan various events and stores that are suitable for Roppongi Hills Keyakizaka, an international town where “intelligence” and “sensitivity” intersect. We will hold it on the stage of the space.
＜Roppongi Art Night 2019＞
As a concurrent project, g GIFT AND LIFESTYLE will hold the first exhibition in Japan at SARAH MYERSCOUGH GALLERY in London, which handles works by Zaha Hadid.
Exhibition period: May 25th to June 20th, 2019 (planned)
・OPEN: Thursday, April 25, 2019
・ADDRESS: Roppongi Hills Hillside B1F, 6-10-2 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
・TEL: 03-6812-9163 (Open from April 18)
・HOURS: 11:00-21:00 (Excluding year-end and New Year holidays)
・CLOSED: Irregular holidays
・Instagram: g_roppongi #g_roppongi
◆Information on the press preview
A press preview will be held on April 24th from 11:00 to 15:00.
We have prepared items carefully selected from a unique perspective and experiences that can only be experienced at “g”, so please join us.
If you are a member of the media who would like to interview us, please contact us at the address below.
Date: April 24 (Wed) 11:00-15:00
Place: 6-10-2 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo Roppongi Hills Hillside B1F