It has been a remarkable journey of six years since The Playhouse first opened its doors, welcoming an ever-growing family with open arms. Throughout this time, the beloved Playhouse has witnessed a myriad of experiences, both joyous and challenging, as an integral part of life's tapestry. While the initial vision of housing the elders took a different path, fate gracefully led them to embrace three new cherished members who have enriched their family even further. Today, let us venture into one of the enchanting rooms that nurture the creative spirit within the remarkable family.
In the heart of this cozy family home, just right at the topmost floor, lies the sanctuary that embodies the artistic spirit of its sole inhabitant. This creative haven belongs to the only daughter of the family, an artist whose passions span across various realms: cooking, painting, fashion, and travel. Step inside and enter a realm where imagination knows no bounds, as we unveil the captivating details of this remarkable loft-type bedroom:
At first glance, one might notice the abundance of white walls that stretch out into each individual room. Yet, these walls are far from empty. They serve as a vast canvas for the artist's creativity, adorned with an exquisite display of dried flowers—each one a cherished gift received throughout her artistic journey. The delicate blooms add a touch of natural beauty to the room, breathing life into the tranquil space. One thing to know about our artist is that she also arranges flower displays in a traditional Japanese restaurant in Tokyo.
Though modest in size, this room possesses a sense of space that transcends its physical footprint. Its height and ample natural light create an atmosphere of openness and expansiveness, inviting inspiration to flow freely. As you explore further, mementos and treasures from the artist's life beckon from every nook and cranny, weaving a tapestry of memories and personal significance.
From a collection of her grandmother's perfumes hailing from Saitama, to her own vibrant paintings created during her college years, each item holds a special place within the artist's heart. The room becomes a living gallery, an homage to her artistic evolution and the experiences that have shaped her creative soul.
While lacking a built-in closet, we turned her simple clothing rack into a work of art. A bit of repositioning of furniture was needed, but all in all, it worked better than it was before. We placed the hung garments by the wall to create an aisle of clothes, while the large dresser becomes somewhat of a wall to also create a more private space for her bed. Here, garments take on a role beyond mere practicality; they become a symphony of textures and colors, a visual feast that changes with the seasons. Like a curated display in a high-end boutique, the artist's wardrobe reflects her ever-evolving style, inspiring her daily as she chooses her attire.
This loft bedroom is more than just a static space; it evolves alongside its creative occupant. The artist continuously edits and reimagines her surroundings, ensuring that her environment nurtures her artistic spirit. It serves as a reminder that creativity knows no boundaries and flourishes when given the freedom to roam.
As the years pass, this space will bear witness to the artist's growth and transformation. It will capture the essence of her journey, her ever-expanding repertoire of skills, and the cherished memories she gathers along the way. This sacred space is a testament to the power of creativity, serving as a sanctuary where ideas are born, dreams take flight, and the artist's soul finds solace.
In this loft bedroom, surrounded by mementos, bathed in natural light, and fueled by boundless passion, the creative soul finds solace and inspiration. It is a space that embodies the artist's essence, nurtures her imagination, and invites the world to witness the beauty that unfolds within its walls.
Photos were taken during the shoot for our feature on BS Tokyo.