Archive for the ‘hotels & restaurants’ category

Twister Restaurant by Sergey Makhno & Butenko Vasiliy, Kiev

July 12th, 2011

Design team of Sergey Makhno and Butenko Vasiliy have completed the interior for a restaurant in Kiev, where you can fell like baby bird while drinking cocktail or have a dinner at tornado top. This restaurant can be classed as modern European and offers a molecular kitchen style dishes.

The Kith Café by Hjgher, Singapore

July 11th, 2011

The concept which the cafe takes is inspired by the simple phrase from the Japanese film, Be With You. It is translates into “Would you care to have a coffee break with me sometimes?” a plain and sincere question which has the power to turn the strangers into kith and kin.

Posh Cafe by Jassim AlShehab, Kuwait

July 10th, 2011

Posh café’s design concept was focused on creating a distinctive atmosphere for a venue located at the hurt of a major mall’s atrium. In theory; the design approach aimed at stimulating a theatrical character to the experience when visiting the café or simply walking through the atrium.

Nat. Fine Bio Food Restaurant interior by eins:eins Architects

July 9th, 2011

The main contradiction of a “natural” restaurant in an artificial urban environment becomes the core of the design. This is reflected in the contrast between natural form and disciplined, geometric abstraction, as well as in the coming together of nearly dematerialized and overly tactile, sensuous surfaces.

Pio Pio Restaurant by Sebastian Marsical Studio

July 8th, 2011

A nice restaurant design which is called the Pio Pio Restaurant is completed designed by the Sebastian Marsical Studio. This amazing restaurant is built in New York. By the architect, this restaurant is built by two components of materials, it is concrete and wood.

Mazzo by Concrete Architectural Associates

July 7th, 2011

This is a typical Amsterdam building: the space is narrow and very deep fused together with different floor and ceiling levels, which automatically provides a natural position for the restaurant. Located in Rozengracht, has a ceiling height of five feet and the face is directed outward.

Qi Urban Lobby Wellness Centre by Manada, Mexico City

July 3rd, 2011

Mexican architectural firm manadaº has recently completed the Qi Urban Lobby, it was designed to archive a harmony and balance sense to new wellness centre in Mexico City.

MOODs Eco Hotel, Prague

June 16th, 2011

Settled within a quiet side street just a few steps away from Prague’s city center, the MOODs hotel is a gorgeous, high-tech and eco-friendly boutique accommodation, designed by a team of Czech architects led by Vladimir Žák and Roman Vrtiška. This posh retreat has transformed the hotel scene in the historic capital, offering unparalleled service and luxurious comfort to its visitors. Situated in a refurbished building was once a bank, the hotel opened its doors just two years ago with stunning interiors built from fast growing bamboo, recycled-wood floors and it even features a luscious living wall at the entrance made entirely out of moss.

Commerce Design Award: STROFILIA

June 9th, 2011

Greek restaurant Strofilia is located in a former wine storehouse and consists of three different spaces. The first dining-room, redesigned by Delacroix & Friant, is a completely white space, spiced up using design furniture, wooden wine cases as wall coverage and coloured ‘totem poles’. The room in the back is decorated in the traditional Greek manner with brick wall and original wooden details and furniture. After dinner, guests can relax in the 17th century brick basement.

Commerce Design Award: PANTONE HOTEL

June 9th, 2011

The Pantone Hotel, designed by Michel Penneman and Olivier Hannaert, invites its visitors to discover Brussels through a coloured lens in an environment with all necessary comfort. The first hotel in the world inspired by the Pantone colour code, shows on each of the seven floors a different colour that returns in the details in every room such as the unique pictures of Victor Levy, an abstract version of Brussels’s city landscape.

Commerce Design Award: FORNOSTAR

June 7th, 2011

The Italian restaurant ‘Fornostar’ is the latest project of a passionate cook and decorator. Jacques Vanderbeck doesn’t hold a degree in architecture or design, but designed his pizzeria trusting his gut feeling and his preference for unconvential materials, objects and colours. Located in a multicultural area with mainly fish restaurants, Fornostar is without a doubt the odd one out !

Commerce Design Award: BOZAR BRASSERIE

June 7th, 2011

The BOZAR BRASSERIE is the most eye-catching element of an ambitious, faithful restoration project that marks a further stage in the implementation of the master plan for the general renovation of Horta’s masterpiece, which has been under way for a decade now.

100% Chocolate Cafe by Wonderwall, Tokyo

June 6th, 2011

100% chocolate cafe is run by old Japanese chocolate brand, Meiji. The environment was designed by Masamichi Katayama of Wonderwall, while all the graphics were by Groovisions.

Noir by Nuca, Piatra Neamt

May 23rd, 2011

A warm, intimate interior greets you from the glass street scape as you enter Piatra Neamt’s noir restaurant. Located in northeast Romania, Piatra Neamt is a city surrounded by mountains of forrest, which you will soon begin to understand how the landscape’s beauty seeped into the interior space. The design team at Nuca, composed by Robert Marin, Ramona Macarie and Mirela Nitu utilized wood for it’s warmth and relation to the surrounding topography. Rather than just wood tables, wood flooring and wood wall panels, the palette is broken and accentuated through sculpture, lighting and contrasting textures.

Cielito Querido Café

May 18th, 2011

Coffee shops are the sorts of businesses that thrive on an eclectic image, and the new Cielito Querido Cafe branding acts as an effective example of this. Designed by Esrawe, this niche Mexican venue has been overhauled with fresh coffee cups, snack packaging and interior design.

Salon de Bricolage – Members Only Club, Athens

May 18th, 2011

The Members Only Club is a very special part of the modern day world city. Associated in the good old days with black and white movies, after hour card games, the Rat Pack, tuxedoes and speakeasies, the member’s only club has evolved into an essential part of what makes a neighborhood “hip” in the 21st century. New York, London, and Paris all have their answers to the modern day clubhouse, with places for the young bohemians/ creative thinkers/ artists of tomorrow to gather. It’s about time Athens*GR provided such a space for the youth creating their burgeoning art, design, and foodie scene.

Book and Coffeeshop by MYCC, Madrid

May 13th, 2011

Spanish architects MYCC have designed the interior for a combined coffee and book shop in Madrid, exposing the original warehouse structure and inserting a glass floor between storeys. The coffee shop is open plan with white walls, flooring more typically found in a garage and flashes of orange and pink.

Tang Palace by FCJC, Hangzhou

May 10th, 2011

Beijing-based design firm FCJC used a limited pallet of bamboo to transform an ordinary space into a stunning contemporary restaurant. The interior of the Tang Palace is enclosed by a flowing grid of bamboo strands that bring the 9 meter-tall room down to human scale and conceal the private dining rooms hung above. Structural elements like concrete column and block walls are made light by the parametric lattice, which was gently sourced and fastidiously erected.

Fairwood Buddies Café

May 4th, 2011

Fast food restaurant design was no challenge for Hong Kong-based designer Danny Chan, the former chief interior designer of Steve Leung Designers Ltd., and John Chan Design Ltd. Danny Chan has contributed to the trendy and fashionable re-branding of Maxim’s Fast Food and designed many outlets in the Fairwood franchise; today, Chan is the director to his own entrepreneurial quest, Beige Design. Commissioned to design a branch of the Fairwood Buddies Café in the Citygate mall in Tong Chong, conveniently located at the end of the ‘fast track’, the fast food restaurant takes a refreshing scoop of design and an interesting approach where the space is filled up with geometric hexagonal shapes!

D’espresso Cafe, Manhattan

May 3rd, 2011

Nema Workshop have completed the interior design for a small cafe in New York City, where they took the concept of a library and turned it sideways. Located on Madison Avenue, the espresso bar conceptually and literally turns a normal room sideways, creating a striking identity for the emerging brand.