Minatomirai Café is the newest Blue Bottle Coffee in Yokohama, Japan, designed by Keiji Ashizawa, with furniture by Norm Architects. Adjacent to the park, the Blue Bottle Coffee Café is designed as a glass-walled open space, with soft and welcoming curves in combination with natural wooden surfaces. Keiji Ashizawa is the lead architect and designer of the Blue Bottle Coffee Café in Yokohama, Japan. Together with Norm Architects as supporting architects, they partnered with Japan’s leading manufacturer of wooden furniture, Karimoku, on making all the bespoke furniture pieces.

Photography by Tomooki Kengaku