Archive for the ‘hotels & restaurants’ category

La Cave a Vin 9 wine bar by Cyrille Druart, Paris

April 3rd, 2012

Located in the very heart of Paris, in the ever-changing district of Les Halles, La Cave a Vin 9 offers a new vision of wine bars – high-end yet within reach. We endeavoured to create a new kind of place, breaking away from conventions and all that is already known, rethinking its space to match the way people enjoy food and drinks today.

Starbucks Coffee, Portland

April 2nd, 2012

This is the first company-branded store in Oregon to serve beer and wine alongside Starbucks’ coffee and tea beverages and to offer customers an elevated evening food program. For a new, unique look while maintaining the iconic Starbucks brand, designers developed an Artisan Concept echoing the industrial past of urban markets. Inspired by 1930s Modernism, the motif includes exposed steel beams, masonry walls, factory casement glass, and hand-polished woodwork.

Noma food lab by 3XN architects, Copenhagen

April 1st, 2012

This research lab was designed by 3XN architects’ Innovation Unit, GXN. The design sought to reflect Noma’s philosophy of pushing the boundaries in Nordic cuisine, by using solely Nordic materials—including several types of local wood—and seeking a raw and simple aesthetic.

Yakiniku Master restaurant by Golucci International Design, Shanghai

March 31st, 2012

Designer Lee Hsuheng use of modern techniques to interpretation of the basic frame structure of traditional Japanese architecture, a large number of simple wooden framework of the performance aesthetics of building structures, the other showing the curve of the south of Chinese building roof with ink, the curve from the roof tiles in accordance with the beam the rack layer heightening, thereby emphasizing the beauty of this curve in the Chinese architecture construction almost incredible simple and natural.

South St. Burger Co. by Jump Branding & Design Inc., Toronto

March 30th, 2012

Proving that commitment can overcome lack of experience in sustainable design, this project was designed to LEED Silver standards by designers with no prior LEED project involvement. Key to the endeavor was the integration of a multidisciplinary team early on with an independent commissioning agent.

Tully’s Coffee Shop -Remm Kagoshima by Aiji Inoue & Yasuo Kanai, Kagoshima – Japan

March 29th, 2012

Tully’s Coffee Shop -Remm Kagoshima is located on the first floor of the high-grade hotel built in the typical shopping quarter “Tenmonkan” in Kagoshima. Thus, Tully’s was required to upgrade the facilities from the comparable Tully’s shops and correspond to providing breakfasts to the hotel guests.

Beresford Hotel bar by Kerry Phelan Design Office, Sydney

March 28th, 2012

The brief was to create a live music venue that would appeal to inner city locals in particular. We immediately looked to venues in London and NYC for inspiration. We wanted to retain the laid back feeling of the existing pub downstairs, but as the venue will be attracting international acts, were keen to add a bit of glamour.

Coffee store by Shahar Katsav, Tel Aviv

March 26th, 2012

Coffee store in hacarmel market Tel Aviv. The store is 14.5m. The store has to contain: 30 types of roasted coffee, 150 types of tea, espresso machine and a bar. The coffee silos designed for this project ,using the maximum height of the store.

The Book Club by Shai Akram, London

March 25th, 2012

The interior design and creative direction for the establishment was created by Shai Akram and inspired by the interiors from New York’s café/bar scene. The ground floor is comprised of the Canteen, Bar, Ping Pong area, Lounge and restrooms.

Wilde & Greene restaurant & natural market by GH+A Design, Skokie – Illinois

March 24th, 2012

Inspired by Chicago‘s early 20th century mill warehouses, this market-style restaurant is connected to a natural foods market. Visitors are encouraged to explore the 16 kitchens where meals are prepared in a relaxed atmosphere punctuated by vintage artifacts.

Salvage bar by Tima Winter Inc, Los Angeles

March 23rd, 2012

Set in the heart of the fashion district, Salvage marries the old with the new in an exciting new bar in Downtown Los Angeles. Almost all of the surfaces and fixtures were custom created using remnants from the existing 1920’s building and it’s recent renovation.

WINE STORES! Bodega Wine Bar by MAKE Architecture, Hollywood

March 22nd, 2012

Bodega Wine Bar by MAKE Architecture, Hollywood.

Scarpetta dining pavilion by gh3, Toronto

March 21st, 2012

Located within an outdoor green space framed by the Thompson Hotel, residences, and Victoria Memorial Park, the dining pavilion is an eye-catching extension to the Scarpetta Restaurant.

WINE STORES! Fonte Wine Bar by Floisand Studio, Seattle

March 21st, 2012

Fonte Coffee and Wine Bar is located in Seattle. The location is in the Four Seasons Hotel Seattle. It is a common bar for coffee and wine lover. But, Floisand Studio created good design for the interior of this restaurant.

Starry Night Dining by Panorama International, WuXi – China

March 20th, 2012

Star Eight is a new steak house situated at one of the warehouse buildings within a 100-year old factory compound in the city of WuXi, China. A historical re-vitalization design strategy was adopted to preserve most of the original building features with addition of new mezzanine structure to maximise the spatial potentials and turned the old warehouse into a hip F&B landmark.

WINE STORES! 1862 Wine Bar & Grill by Samantha Agostino, Mount Gambier – Australia

March 20th, 2012

1862 Wine Bar & Grill by Samantha Agostino, Mount Gambier

SHIKI restaurant by Progetto Bianco, Milan

March 19th, 2012

A restaurant and above a lounge in which to celebrate with good taste and restraint, the values ​​of good food and a nice friendly atmosphere.

Phantom – Restaurant of the Garnier Opera by Odile Decq & Benoît Cornette, Paris

March 18th, 2012

Creating a new space in the Opera Garnier meant following strict guidelines concerning the historical character of the monument: in order to ensure the possibility of completely removing the project without damage to the existing structure, we were not allowed to touch any of the walls, the pillars, or the ceiling.

11 Inch Pizzeria by Zwei Interiors and Architecture, Melbourne

March 17th, 2012

Zwei have created a playful take on a traditional takeaway food outlet with their new fitout for 11 Inch Pizzeria in Melbourne’s Docklands. Simple colours and graphic forms are the order of the day, with bursts of lime breaking up the space.

Pollo Campero by Interbrand Design Forum, Webster – Texas

March 16th, 2012

Designers created a striking, modern, and colorful prototype with distinctive architectural elements. Dynamic angles and intersecting planes convey energy in a multi-colored fascia inspired by the Latin AmericanÕs flavor cues.