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Jean-Michel Gathy channels Issey Miyake to create signature installation for Tokyo spa
POSTED 10 Feb 2020 . BY Megan Whitby
Gathy has created the design for the upcoming Four Seasons hotel in Japan.
Four Seasons at Otemachi showcases next-generation luxury and lifestyle
– Rainer Stampfer
Designer Jean-Michel Gathy has created a 3D origami-inspired feature wall for Four Seasons’ spa sanctuary in its upcoming hotel in Japan – called Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi.

Dominating the spa lobby, the flowing paper structure appears to billow and sweep outwards and has been designed to calm guests as they enter the spa. Gathy’s work is inspired by Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake’s flowing fabrics, as captured by photographer Namiko Kitaura.

The top-floor spa includes five private treatment rooms and has a wellness menu inspired by traditional Japanese treatments designed to balance the mind and body. Guests will be able to enjoy facials, massages and Japanese-inspired signature experiences.

The flowing, multidimensional design will also be found throughout the 190-guestroom hotel, which is due to open on 1 July 2020. This will be Four Seasons’ third Japanese property.

The hotel covers the top six floors of a new, 39-storey tower by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and also features four distinct dining and drinking concepts.

The hotel group also has two other hotels in Japan – Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo Marunouchi and Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto.

Opening “Four Seasons at Otemachi showcases next-generation luxury and lifestyle as we quite literally elevate the hospitality experience to a new level in the city,” says Rainer Stampfer, Four Seasons president, hotel operations – Asia Pacific.
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The design will be found throughout the hotel including all 190 guestrooms
The top-floor spa includes five private treatment rooms and has a wellness menu inspired by traditional Japanese treatments
This will be Four Seasons’ third Japanese property
The hotel covers the top six floors of a new, 39-storey tower
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Jean-Michel Gathy channels Issey Miyake to create signature installation for Tokyo spa
POSTED 10 Feb 2020 . BY Megan Whitby
Gathy has created the design for the upcoming Four Seasons hotel in Japan.
Four Seasons at Otemachi showcases next-generation luxury and lifestyle
– Rainer Stampfer
Designer Jean-Michel Gathy has created a 3D origami-inspired feature wall for Four Seasons’ spa sanctuary in its upcoming hotel in Japan – called Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi.

Dominating the spa lobby, the flowing paper structure appears to billow and sweep outwards and has been designed to calm guests as they enter the spa. Gathy’s work is inspired by Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake’s flowing fabrics, as captured by photographer Namiko Kitaura.

The top-floor spa includes five private treatment rooms and has a wellness menu inspired by traditional Japanese treatments designed to balance the mind and body. Guests will be able to enjoy facials, massages and Japanese-inspired signature experiences.

The flowing, multidimensional design will also be found throughout the 190-guestroom hotel, which is due to open on 1 July 2020. This will be Four Seasons’ third Japanese property.

The hotel covers the top six floors of a new, 39-storey tower by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and also features four distinct dining and drinking concepts.

The hotel group also has two other hotels in Japan – Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo Marunouchi and Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto.

Opening “Four Seasons at Otemachi showcases next-generation luxury and lifestyle as we quite literally elevate the hospitality experience to a new level in the city,” says Rainer Stampfer, Four Seasons president, hotel operations – Asia Pacific.
Sign up here to get the Spa Business and Spa Business insider weekly ezines and every issue of Spa Business and Spa Business insider magazines free on digital.
The design will be found throughout the hotel including all 190 guestrooms
The top-floor spa includes five private treatment rooms and has a wellness menu inspired by traditional Japanese treatments
This will be Four Seasons’ third Japanese property
The hotel covers the top six floors of a new, 39-storey tower
RELATED STORIES
Get your brain massaged at Four Seasons Oahu, Hawaii


Immersive wellness company Sensync has partnered with Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina, Hawaii, to launch a VR spa experience.
Jean-Michel Gathy's Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River approaches opening


The Four Seasons (@FourSeasons) Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River is due to open early this year, with a design by Denniston founder Jean-Michel Gathy that is inspired by Thai culture and the hotel's riverfront location.
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Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts has announced plans to add a fourth Mexican Resort – Four Seasons Resort and Residences Cabo San Lucas at Cabo Del Sol – which is slated to open in 2022.
FEATURE: New Opening: Crystal palace


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Phoenicia Malta unveils refreshing light-filled spa with suspended treatment rooms
Luxury five-star hotel The Phoenicia Malta has been upgraded with a 1,200sq m new Deep Nature Spa in the heart of Valletta, in Malta.
ISPA replaces 2021 Conference & Expo with virtual event to inform and inspire
The International Spa Association (ISPA) has decided to cancel its upcoming ISPA Conference & Expo in May, due to the ongoing global pandemic.
Amanda Winwood announces plans for Spafest in September 2021
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UK beauty industry makes history after achieving sector-specific government representation
After a steadfast strategic campaign, the British Beauty Council, UK Spa Association, British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) and the National Hair & Beauty Federation has been granted a new sector-specific team within government, dedicated specifically to supporting Personal Care.
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