Tetsuya Matsumoto WADA Sports Flagship Store
WADA Sports Flagship Store is Golden Design Award winner in 2017 - 2018 Interior Space and Exhibition Design Award Category.
WADA Sports Flagship Store

To celebrate its 30th anniversary, WADA Sports is relocating to a newly built headquarter and flagship store. The inside of the shop has a gigantic elliptical metallic structure supporting the building. Bellow the elliptical structure, the racket products are aligned in a specially designed fixture. The rackets are arranged in series and made easy to take on hand one by one. Above, the elliptical shape is used as a display of various valuable vintage and modern rackets collected from all over the country and transforming the shop’s interior into a racket’s museum.

WADA Sports Flagship Store
Tetsuya Matsumoto WADA Sports
Tetsuya Matsumoto Flagship Store
Tetsuya Matsumoto design
Tetsuya Matsumoto design
Tetsuya Matsumoto

Tetsuya Matsumoto is the founder and Head Architect Designer at KTX archiLAB based in Japan, and a Lecturer of a space design course at Osaka University of Art. After graduating from the same university, he specialized in commercial space design and built a large portfolio of projects varying both in type and scale, from shops and restaurants to offices and clinics, and from a small pharmacy to a large Hospital. Tetsuya has received more than a hundred local and international design awards and became a jury member for several prestigious prizes.

Wada Sports

With its 30 years in business, Wada Sports is a company acting in the sports retail field and specialized in racket sports, namely Tennis and Badminton. This brand built its reputation in the Hyogo prefecture, Japan, thanks to its own original racket stringing technology.