A renowned interior designer active on the global stage, Masamichi Katayama has partnered to design the interior spaces for INTERSECT BY LEXUS in Tokyo and beyond. Katayama’s uncompromising attention to detail, material and texture synchronizes perfectly with the design, innovation and functionality of LEXUS, resulting in a seamless collaboration.
＜Masamichi Katayama PROFILE＞
Wonderwall is an interior design firm founded by Masamichi Katayama and is known for its unconstrained approach in actualizing design concepts while respecting conventional and traditional design philosophies. Their strength lies in the ability to create distinctive environments that enhances the vision and branding clients aspire, creating an environment that would touch the subconscious of the consumer and occupant.
Since the firm began its career in interior design,it has broadened its practice to Architectural Design Direction and Project Development Consulting.
While the firm is based in Tokyo, projects have taken them to Europe, the U.S., Australia and other parts of Asia.
Recent projects includes: THOM BROWNE. NEW YORK AOYAMA,
MACKINTOSH AOYAMA STORE, OZONE (main bar at the Ritz-Carton Hong Kong),
UNIQLO Global Flagship Store (NY Soho&5th Ave., Paris, Ginza, etc) and so on.
FUGLEN is a long-standing coffee bar from Oslo that people go as far as saying is worth jumping on a plane to Norway just to enjoy. FUGLEN focuses on finding and presenting diversity in high quality coffee from all over the world. This coffee embodies the theme of "Best in the area" at INTERSECT.
Working out of a studio in Taito Ward, part of Tokyo’s new cultural scene, the SyuRo brand shop pursues manufacturing and design of the highest quality with consideration for the environment. LEXUS selected SyuRo to produce the tableware for use at the INTERSECT Bistro. The innovative items are simply designed and include lightweight tableware with high heat-retaining properties.
1990 world debut as a member of Deee-Lite. 1994 solo debut with album "Future Listening" in Japanfrom 2005 released trilogy albums FLASH(2005), "BIG FUN"(2009), "SUNNY"(2011)after releasing "LUCKY"(2013) welcoming his 20th anniversary the remastered 3 works "94-14 REMIX", "94-14 COVERS", and "94-14" has been released in 20142016 He produces store musics played in INTERSECT BY LEXUS TOKYO,AOYAMAHis latest album is "CUTE" out on 29th July 2015. And, his new band METAFIVE 1st album "META" out on 13th Jan 2016.
An aroma brand that offers the rich fragrance of the trees of Japan, yuica uses essential oils extracted from leaves and branches collected through essential pruning for woodland preservation. As a consequence of their closely aligned philosophy, Lexus selected yuica to provide the INTERSECT fragrance.