Industrial, urban, and clearly informed by contemporary western trends, Ark4LOA’s Otto e Mezzo remains wholeheartedly Greek, its laid-back Mediterranean mood an underlying aesthetic.
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The design team specifically worked on the centrepiece bar, the bar back shelving and outdoor furniture, and the signage, all sponsored by Striped Horse. The rest of the interior was designed by the bar owner, Jurie Blomerus. The materials and lighting of the bar were chosen to complement the rest of Jurie’s interior’s raw and distressed finishes.
Pushing the door into Cheval, it is rather easy to pretend that you’ve left some post-modern version of a horse outside, in the unvarying tension of the city, and can now insulate yourself from its mix of equal triviality and anxiety. The big window out to the street lets lots of light into the two-level space, where chevron patterns dominate.