A Japanese Izakaya bar located in vibrant Richmond – with a focus on recycled materials. Using manila ropes to achieve simplicity in spatial form making.
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Our primary objective was to design a restaurant with an elegant yet comfortable atmosphere that feels both contemporary and classic. This approach was born out of a close collaboration with the client, and in many ways arose from a set of furniture the client had previously purchased for the space.
Dude Cigar Bar is located on Sukhumvit Road, in the heart of Bangkok. The red bricks– a material request by the owner– were carefully rotated at different angles to allow people walking by the shop to peek into the space from the outside. The material vocabulary is comprised of teak, brick, and sand-finish powder-coated steel to keep the space texturally rich.
The cost efficient part of our main conception was “the interior design recycling”, redefining the existing surfaces, furniture and appliances: where the inherited beige coloured stone surfaces were painted black, the seats, being in good conditions, were refreshed with adding new back-rests with different height. The structure of the existing bar was used in the newly designed and reshaped one.
MELTINO BAR & LOUNGE is a place intended to update the concept of a coffee embedded in a shopping center. Having the strong presence of the design element, the furniture is the result of coffee derivatives, in order to allow that the community assimilates the singularity of a place that serves as a lounge and bar.