PRALINA Confectionery by RKITEKTS, Nicosia – Cyprus

January 4th, 2013 by retail design blog

The “Pralina Confectionery” is located in Nicosia, Cyprus and is the first of a line of luxury confectioneries, established by A. Zorbas & Sons Public Ltd. At the lower level we find the product display area, storage and preparation area, while in the mezzanine is the office, storage and auxiliary maintenance rooms. The peculiar shape and the austere space with the large two-story glazing was a design challenge.

The central idea was the creation of a large product display, which extends throughout the whole length and height of the space. Τhe curved continuous shape of the display bench transforms itself into the staircase and mezzanine railings unifying the lower with the upper level. Important element for the design has been the overall lighting and its reflections as well as the choice of the materials and the use of organic elements and shapes.

Both designers’ and clients’ main objective was the creation of a modern, pleasant and impressive environment, in which the art of confectionary would coexist -for the first time in Nicosia- with a fully designed architectural environment. The products and the services provided –unique for the area- are revealed and enhanced through the moving experience that the space is offering.

Project Architect: Epaminondas Daskalakis
Design team: Epaminondas Daskalakis, Aggeliki Koutsandrea
Photos – Renderings: RKITEKTS_Epaminondas Daskalakis & Associates, Nicos Luca












POP UP! The Lake & Stars Pop-up shop by SOFTlab and Focus Lighting, New York
The SOFTlab-designed pop-up shop for The Lake & Stars plays with the con...
WINE STORES! 1862 Wine Bar & Grill by Samantha Agostino, Mount Gambier - Aus...
1862 Wine Bar & Grill by Samantha Agostino, Mount Gambier
Shed 5 restaurant by Loop Creative, Melbourne
A new industrial aesthetic 120 seat restaurant and bar on the waterfront in ...
Ralph Lauren store by MNA, Hong Kong
Ralph Lauren chose to broadcast their distinctly American brand through a di...

Leave a Reply