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In the rooms, relax in comfortable luxe—Villeroy and Bach basins, European soaker bathtub with a shoji-style screen, chaise lounge and plush bedding.
The genius of the building is the exterior skin that contrasts a massive bulk of gothic terra-cotta, brick and concrete with thousands of delicate shoji-like industrial steel sash window panes — that swing open!
The quietude begins with a shoji screen by Mr. Childress that blocks off the gallery’s front window, its lightweight frame reiterating the six basic lines of the hexagram structure.
The space is narrow and deep: 13 stools at a long bar under Tiffany-esque lamps, facing a wall of shoji screens, with Japanese matchboxes lined up precariously along its ledge.
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Origin and Etymology of shoji
First Known Use: 1880See Words from the same year
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