You must feel comfortable being surrounded by really bright colours if you plan on studying at Tokyo’s famous Senzoku Kaguen College of Music’s latest addition. It is called Black Hole on the school’s site, but Black Hall on the site of Terada design & Architects, the Tokyo-based architecture firm that designed it. We want to believe the school, especially when we know that one of the large studios is called Big Mouth. The Black Hole has recording studios, multimedia studios, electronic organ classrooms, PC labs, and practice studios for jazz, jazz vocal, pop and rock. In the otherwise basic hallways, intense wall and ceiling colours have become the main design element, and the way finding ‘ large-scale painted signage on the walls ‘ is the main artwork. Terada is an architecture and design studio established by the Osaka-born, 42-year-old Naoki Terada in 2003. – Tuija Seipell
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