When TAKE BAKERY AND CAFE in Kanoya (Kagoshima),
recently underwent a major renovation,
ModuleX® was selected to provide the lighting.
The theme of this restaurant and cafe is the story of its food, from the
stage of livestock feed to production, processing, and consumption.
To visualize the “story,” the space is composed around a large atrium,
allowing customers to enjoy a live view of the food preparation
work in the kitchen. We therefore wanted our lighting design
to enhance the “story’s” visual impact.
To enrich the connection between the first floor space and the outside
natural environment, we took advantage of the natural light drawn
in from the openings at the top of the second floor.
The space is also illuminated directly from top lights on the high ceiling
of the atrium. To combine the natural and artificial light sources in a way
that balances the perceived brightness, we utilized our
original Lighting Naturalization® design method.
For the atrium area, we applied our Spectrum Design® method from
the top of the spiral staircase to the ceiling surface,
along with our Time Sequence Design® method to blend natural light,
which is changing constantly throughout the day, with artificial light.
The result is delicately balanced lighting at all hours.
Our ModuleX® Controls lighting environment control technology was
also essential for creating this very pleasant space.
To make the presence of lighting hardware as unobtrusive as possible,
we opted for our smallest 62 mm-diameter ModuleX®60 spotlights with
extreme glare control. Thanks to our optical design technology the
bakery and cafe is beautifully illuminated.
For the eat-in area on the second floor, we decided on custom-made
ModuleX® bracket lights by Motif Bespoke to match the interior design theme.
|Project Reference||TAKE BAKERY AND CAFE|
|Designer||HIROYUKI TANAKA INC.|
| ModuleX solution
|Modulex Inc. Takeshi Hattori|
|Photograph||YASHIRO PHOTO OFFICE|
|Address||5-5 Kitada-cho, Kanoya City, Kagoshima Prefecture|