Archive for the ‘restaurant’ category

LOW-TECH DESIGN! The Shed restaurant, London

November 14th, 2012

The interior of The Shed reflects its contemporary concept, featuring a mix of well-balanced blend of personally sourced elements. Mind you, the restaurant team all put their day jobs on hold to create an ambiance that’s chic in a very quirky way. Barrels that were once used to transported orange juice from Brazil are now living out their second life as tables.

New Heights restaurant by Neri&Hu, Shanghai

November 11th, 2012

New Heights restaurant by Neri&Hu, Shanghai

Nando’s restaurant by BuckleyGrayYeoman, Dundee – UK

November 10th, 2012

BuckleyGrayYeoman has introduced a 40ft shipping container to house the kitchen at the heart of the restaurant. This reference to the roots of the Nando’s brand in South Africa, where shipping containers are commonly used as spaces for restaurants and shops, chimes with the quirky maximalism and materiality of the design.

Bogart club restaurant by Studio Omerta, Athens

November 7th, 2012

At the outset of the transformation, the bar/club area was pared back to basics and a colour palette of pale purple and black introduced in addition to sections of the walls which were treated to resemble a cement like grey surface.

Buddha-Bar restaurant, London

November 4th, 2012

The focal point of all this dazzling splendour is a maquette of a Buddha sculpture by renowned artist David Begbie, created from a single sheet of bronze mesh. Additionally, Begbie created a complementing wall-mounted piece that consists of no less than 207 brass Buddha figures.

Momofuku restaurant by James K.M. Cheng & The Design Agency, Toronto

November 1st, 2012

The Momofuku Toronto complex includes three restaurants: Noodle Bar, an adaptation of the East Village original, Daishō, an eighty-seat space with an emphasis on large format meals, and Shōtō, a 22-seat tasting menu restaurant. There’s also Nikai, a swanky bar and lounge.

La Tapería Pop-up Tapas Bar by Aretio&Kloos, Nuremberg – Germany

October 28th, 2012

The shelves on the walls are hanging from an aluminum profile that already existed, integrating the furniture in the space. The Tapas trays are painted in irregular shapes and colors, and finally engraved with the logo. They have also created a series of rubber stamps with tag words such as: “Que Aproveche” (Bon Appetit), “Salud” (Cheers) or “Riquísimo” (Delicious) which they stamp on the trays kitchen paper.

Theresa restaurant by Stephanie Thatenhorst & Kristina Stöckel, Munich

October 27th, 2012

Located in the center of Munich, the restaurant is famous for its bowling alley and urban industrial interior, designed by owner Stephanie Thatenhorst and interior designer Kristina Stöckel. The interiors feature an urban industrial feel with barn lighting and a few modern touches—concrete flooring, hanging bulb pendant lights and metallic tiles.

Il Lido bar & restaurant by Paul Burnham Architect, Perth – Australia

October 26th, 2012

Il Lido is a contemporary bar & restaurant opposite popular Cottesloe Beach, Perth, Australia. The former Art Deco dance hall has been converted into a casual bar & restaurant by Paul Burnham Architect Pty Ltd.

Harang bistro by PQNK, Los Angeles

October 25th, 2012

Our concept of Harang Bistro incites from this idea of arousing the audience with perception through color, texture, views, and contrast.

Hard Rock Cafe Glyfada by Dimitris Economou Interiors, Athens

October 23rd, 2012

Hard Rock Cafe Glyfada by Dimitris Economou Interiors, Athens

Giacomo restaurant by Plajer & Franz Studio, Berlin

October 23rd, 2012

Giacomo restaurant by Plajer & Franz Studio, Berlin

Morrison Bar & Oyster Room by Akin Creative, Sydney

October 20th, 2012

A series of park benches and trees recalls the front stoop, allowing visitors to watch passers-by on the busy street outside, while large tables near the kitchen encourage communal dining. High tables and bar stools are clustered near the bar, while vibrant tiled tables and indoor plants add colour and detail to the space.

Yojisan Sushi restaurant by Dan Brunn, Beverly Hills

October 19th, 2012

Upon entering Yojisan, diners walk under a floating rug of leafy plants that spring from the ceiling and lit from above. This design simulates a Japanese forest dreamscape unique only to the restaurant.

Cachitos bar & restaurant by Futur2, Barcelona

October 18th, 2012

Cachitos bar & restaurant by Futur2, Barcelona

Pisacco restaurant by Tiziano Vudafieri, Milan

October 17th, 2012

A walk down Via Solferino in Milano, Italy might lead one to pass by an unassuming restaurant front with a quaint, yet traditional dining space that effuses classic Italian modernism. Within Pisacco, sage green seating await under the white vaulted ceiling, and small rustic elements such as leaning wooden ladders to hold the dinnerware promote a relaxed atmosphere.

Pizza restaurant by designyougo, Berlin

October 16th, 2012

The existing café was a good example of what was needed most – a strong colour concept and sufficient lighting to achieve visibility from the outside. The five shades of pink in horizontal layers do exactly that – together with the furniture that extends to the outside and sufficient lighting to guarantee visibility.

Nusantao restaurant by Blue Sky Hospitality, Doha – Qatar

October 15th, 2012

The glamorous interiors blend exotic leathers of soft amber buffalo, tactile bronze shagreen and iridescent silver nubuk with flashes of turquoise fabric; offset by dramatic architectonic elements of textured palm wood, coconut timber, shimmering black pearls, sapphire blue glass and polished steel.

Koya restaurant & lounge by Open AD, Riga – Latvia

October 14th, 2012

Koya restaurant & lounge by Open AD, Riga – Latvia

Home-Made Delicate restaurant by Logic Architecture, Milan

October 13th, 2012

Logic Architecture designed an exquisite bistro in Milan, Italy called the “Home-Made Delicate Restaurant,” a place where guests are charmed by the effortless bond between style and comfort.