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Meltdown for Glace et Chocolat dessert shop walls

New Tokyo dessert store Glace et Chocolat has an interior resembling melted ice-cream cake.

Japanese studio Nendo designed the chocolate and ice cream shop’s interior with stacked-soil walls that look like layers of cake. It adjoins a sister store, patisserie A Tes Souhaits!.

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Glace et Chocolat’s interior features striped walls of varying tones, reports Dezeen. A fine aggregate was used to produce a smooth texture similar to that of ice cream.

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The gently curved walls help guide customers into the shop, creating an “all-enveloping effect”, according to Nendo.

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In contrast to the bright, white interior of its larger sister store, which features materials like marble and metal, Glace et Chocolat has soft lighting and warm, earthy tones in the form of timber and other natural materials.

Nendo’s previous store interiors include the womenswear and hat section of the Seibu Shibuya department store in Tokyo, which has pastel colours and zigzag patterns.

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