This is a follow up to my previous post on the Inujima Art Project.
I ♥ Yu (yu means hot water, or bath) is a new hot bath opening up on the island of Naoshima, which neighbors Inujima. It was conceptualized by artist Shinro Ohtake and it sounds like it’s turning out to be one hell of a hot bath. They hired graf for the architectural component and botanical artist Makoto Azuma as the landscape designer. The bath, which is set to open later this month, will also incorporate abstract objects that Ohtake has collected during his many trips, domestically and abroad, as well as 3D drawings by the artist himself!
Here are some sneak peaks courtesy of Azuma’s blog: