Blue Mist’ is the design of a beauty salon in Beijing, that draws visual and formal influences from water and the seaside, resulting in a cool and calming space. The interior is characterised by gently curved walls that are finished with a white-blue gradation that recalls ocean mist and waves.

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Project Name: Blue Mist
Architect: Kazushi Miyamoto
Architecture firm: 123architects
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Completion Year: 2019
Built Area: 213 m2
Project Location: Beijing, China
Photographer: Chenxiyu
Lead Architect: Kazushi Miyamoto
project Architect: Cao Xiyangzi
Collaborator: Steven
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Subtly connecting the space as a whole in a fluid way, they divide the salon into different zones, while also keeping it open to allow for a variety of services and activities to happen in a small area. The dynamic curved walls are also organised to create functional flow throughout, making it possible to gain access to each of the zones from more than one direction.

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123 architects

“123 architects” is led by Kazushi Miyamoto with Partner Cao Xiyangzi. The office started in 2018, and have designed a wide range of projects from the small scale of a funiture to large scale of architectural design.

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kazushi miyamoto

kazushi miyamoto is a Japan born first class architect (Japanese national qualification), holding a Master’s degree in Architecture at the Bartlett of University College London in 2014. Kazushi has work experience at the international architectural companies in Japan and China, in addition he visited at AA Visiting School Seoul Winter, and Bartlett of University College London (RC6) as a teaching assistant.

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