Small Cool 2008 Judges: Michi Yanagishita

Small Cool 2008 Judges: Michi Yanagishita

Maxwell Ryan
May 2, 2008

Name: Michi Yanagishita
Company: Front Studio
Location: New York, NY
Favorite Weblink: Don't know that I have a favorite, but I do enjoy Bldgblog

Profession: Architect. Michi and her partner, Yen Ha, are the principals behind Front Studio, one of the only Asian-women owned architectural partnerships in NYC. We spotted their work early on in 2004, loved their aesthetic and have been tracking them since.

Best Use of Space:

After designing small bathrooms in NYC for years, I've always wondered why they don't make these slim toilets w. sinks and sinks here (above); they've been around for at least a few decades in Japan. And in looking for a photo, I found the slim sink (only protrudes 3 7/8" from the wall)!

Boy could I have used this in a few of my projects.

Da Judges:

Midwest: Jan Parr, Editor, Chicago Home & Garden Magazine

Southwest: TK

Northwest: TK

Room & Board: TK

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