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BUNKITSU / Bookstore concept

BUNKITSU
BUNKITSU

Discipline: Service Design

Discipline: Service Design

Prospects are dim for the bookstore and publishing market as people purchase fewer books and read more online. Bunkitsu is an attempt to redifne the bookstore and give it new meaning as an antidote to the continued shuttering of local bookstores. The Bunkitsu bookstore features unpopular books and other novelties as a way to make the bookstore relevant again and create a new business model.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2018

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME up to 12 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Asia

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User

Client / Manufacturer

nippon syuppan hanbai inc.

nippon syuppan hanbai inc.
Tokyo, Japan

Design

Smiles Co., Ltd.

Smiles Co., Ltd.
Tokyo, Japan

Creative direction: Wataru Nozaki Art direction / design: Rie Kimoto Space compose: Asako Inoue Project manager: Takenari Yoshida

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