Axis Building

Design in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

This high-end design complex is filled with galleries and shops selling art books, photographs, covetable homewares and other objets d’art.

Highlights include Nuno, whose innovative fabrics incorporating objects from feathers to washi (Japanese handmade paper) have appeared in New York’s Museum of Modern Art, and Savoir Vivre, a gallery and shop that carries ceramics, textiles and glasswares from contemporary artists.