W-Hotel Osaka

Living room overlooking the terrace

A detail of the AVL Glyder in the living room

Project W-Hotel 
Location Osaka 
Architects Concrete Amsterdam 
Furniture AVL Glyder Collection 


Situated on Midosuji Boulevard, a new 27-story landmark high-rise, designed by Nikken Sekkei and with a Tadao Ando supervised facade, is the home of Japan's first W Hotel. Don't be deceived by its simple black monolith design – inside hides a world of extravagance! Its interior is inspired by the many facets of the city, welcoming guests to experience Osaka, through the eyes of concrete...

Every W hotel is designed for its specific location – with foreign designers invited to offer the fresh perspectives of an outsider. For W’s first hotel in Japan, concrete absorbed the sites, sounds, flavors and thrills of Osaka. From the simple beauty of the cherry blossoms and gingko trees lining the Midosuji Boulevard to the vibrant neon and busy streetscape of Osaka’s nightlife district Dotonburi. Concrete found inspiration in both the simple and traditional, as well as the modern, obsessive and extravagant and created a design concept of extravagant simplicity - celebrating the true spirit of the city.

Lensvelt supplied various pieces of furniture from its AVL Glyder collection as the AVL Glyder sofa and pouf in deep and bright colors.  


A peek into the living room