Archive for the ‘hotels & restaurants’ category

DIN TAI FUNG Dumpling Restaurant by StudioMKZ, Sydney – Australia

November 11th, 2016

Dark stained plywood weave covers the entire restaurant facade- replicating the ever so famous bamboo steamers of Din Tai Fung. Simple, yet giving the power of architectural form, the facade holds a strong presence within the precinct.

Leman Locke hotel by Grzywinsi + Pons, London – UK

November 11th, 2016

We had in mind that young, creative professionals who are increasingly nomadic for purposes of their work might like to have an option that combines the best of two worlds from a hospitality perspective: the design-led and convivial atmosphere one often finds in good boutique hotels, mixed with the convenience of an extended stay product.

Mythos Restaurant by Yellow Office Architecture, Craiova – Romania

November 10th, 2016

Material wise, the ceramic tiles utilised for the circulation spaces towards the seating areas are complemented by the soft wooden flooring upon which the tables are placed, as well as the rich, soft velvet of the seating itself.

Passiontree Velvet cafe / dessert bar by StudioMKZ, Sydney – Australia

November 10th, 2016

Diffused halo lighting around the aqua green geometric art deco style motifs was created to provide a heavenly-like ambience to the space. In stark contrast, polished brass seating accentuated the outer boundary.

Leon restaurant by rpa:group, London – UK

November 9th, 2016

Founded in 2004, Leon’s first outlet opened on London’s Carnaby Street and six months after opening was named the ‘Best New Restaurant in Great Britain’ at The Observer Food Monthly Awards. There are currently 37 Leon restaurants with plans to open more worldwide.

MNKY HSE restaurant by Keane Brands, London – UK

November 9th, 2016

Aidan Keane, of Keane Brands describes the design as “cheeky, playful and mysterious”. He adds:- “ We wanted to create something that had polish and edge. That felt good in a posh frock and even better in a party dress. A design scheme that shimmered and shone but also had enough edge and grit to make it feel exciting.”

One Life Kitchen & Cafe by Studio EM, Dubai – UAE

November 8th, 2016

When designing the space Studio EM wanted to make the most of the natural light as well as to create a design that respected the organic produce served in the kitchen, by developing a design that was, earthy, organic and natural.

Rebel Wings restaurant / bar by studio minio, Prague – Czech Republic

November 7th, 2016

Neutral colours are used in the interior: black, grey and white combined with the warm tone of natural oak. Black oil finish has been use to optically break up oak tables and benches, creating psychologically separate seating areas.

Blue Bottle Coffee NAKAMEGURO Cafe by Schemata Architects, Tokyo – Japan

November 7th, 2016

Horizontal pivot windows installed on the front glass façade help defining the boundary between the interior and the surrounding environment, while establishing a visual relationship of “see and be seen” so that people become aware of each other’s presence wherever they are in the space.

MUMBAI EXPRESS Indian Restaurant by StudioMKZ, Sidney – Australia

November 6th, 2016

Silhouettes of light and the layering of the timber portals provide a space of tranquility and mystery. Authentic Spice display was also added to the space to pamper the 3 senses of the human body.

food market at the ETH Zurich by Barmade Interior Design, Zurich – Switzerland

November 4th, 2016

Despite the big dimensions the „food market“ thereby has a comfortable and inviting atmosphere. To preserve the historical structure of the building, elements like the remarkable ceiling grid have been restored and included in the new design.

Cicero café by ALTS design office, Japan

November 3rd, 2016

This impression is created only by means of installing iron frames that divide the café without disturbing the overall environment.

Mama Shelter hotel by Jalil Amor, Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

November 3rd, 2016

Mama Shelter may not offer room service, but makes it up with welcoming public spaces that not only ooze fun and relaxation, but also instigate an easy breezy interaction with other globetrotters.

Guylian chocolate store by F&HA, Sydney – Australia

November 3rd, 2016

Simple, elegant palette of materials detailed in a recessive manner to allow the chocolates and products to act as the decoration. The eye should focus on the products with the architecture acting as a supporting element.

Light Club by TAMEN arq, Hermosillo – Mexico

November 2nd, 2016

Access is a transition space between the facade and the general area. Multiple panels with organic movement were created to represent a three-dimensional and infinite effect with mirrors at the ends, playing with indirect lighting that has an important role in giving more depth and movement to this space.

Bruyère High School Cafeteria Refurbishment by SAM Architecture, Versailles – France

November 2nd, 2016

The expression of raw materials – colorless varnished wood, polished concrete floor et galvanized railings, the care giver to their implementation as well as the visibility of the structure and of the technical bodies express the particular attention to the raw material, the one that was already there, the one used to build and which is too often hidden from public view. The ceiling is like a veil that shows what is going on behind the scenes.

Sir Savigny Hotel by Baranowitz + Kronenberg, Berlin – Germany

November 2nd, 2016

The rooms come in four different categories, and although each varies in size, they all feature a luxurious palette of plush velvets and soft leathers in emerald green and dark grey, created by Amsterdam-based designer Saar Zafrir.

Taiwanese Cuisine & Champagne at Fujin Tree by JSC design studio, Taipei – Taiwan

November 1st, 2016

The bold, colorful, and faintly stained concrete wall complements the environment and arouses shared childhood memories as if every stain on the wall is telling a different story.

Mainland Poke restaurant by Abramson Teiger Architects, Glendale – California

October 31st, 2016

Mainland Poke just opened their second location in Glendale, CA. This location has a new look compared to the first and will serve as the model for future locations.

Dorsia restaurant by NAN Arquitectos, Sanxenxo – Spain

October 30th, 2016

The decor of the place transports you to the beach, using fresh colours like the white and blue on walls and tiles, materials such as wood that remind of boats, lower lighting and chairs to depict the sun and sand and vegetation consistent with this seascape.