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Marugo Shinbashi is the first Shinbashi location of a wine bar group based in Shinjuku. Located on the crowded and well populated shopping street, Yanagidori, the new location needed to attract passers-by with its open atmosphere and casualness while also standing out. Our client asked us to create “something neither Japanese nor Western.”

We combined the Western elements of a button-tufted bench, and wine red tiles behind a Western-style curved bar with Japanese materials, such as the copper panels applied to the walls, made from copper usually used in Takaoka copperware. To enliven the space, which has a number of relaxing elements and might not grab viewers’ attention, we incorporated Marugo’s circle logo into the interior to make the space more eye-catching and memorable. The simple design is all the more effective because of the busy neighborhood.




Address: eatus Shinbashi 1F, 3-13-4, Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Open: Dec. 15th, 2018

Floor area:105.96㎡

Photo:Nacasa & Partners

Masterd Co.,Ltd.
Futoshi Masuda
Born in 1981
2004 Graduated from Osaka University of Arts
2004 Started to work at SEMBA CORPORATION
2013 Started to work at age Co., Ltd.
2016 Established Masterd Co.,Ltd.

While working mainly on restaurant design in urban areas, we are expanding our range of activities, such as a long-stay hotel in Indonesia and a staff canteen of a logistics warehouse.

Major Awards
IDA Design Awards 2019 Honorable Mention (MARUGO SHINBASHI)
Sky Design Awards 2019 Shortlist (MARUGO SHINBASHI)
Bamboo Awards 2019 winning (MARUGO SHINBASHI / Kushitei Shibuya)