Archive for the ‘restaurant’ category

Novotel restaurant by Blacksheep, Manchester

November 26th, 2012

The decision was therefore taken to reference Manchester’s industrial heritage, focusing on cotton and textiles, employing a range of evocative elements including photographic abstracts of 19th century tools and large-scale bespoke artworks. Improving the logistics of the space – increasing the number of covers while making it easier for staff to move around – was of paramount importance.

V’ammos restaurant by lmarchitects, Piraeus – Greece

November 26th, 2012

The shell that houses the restaurant- Karaiskaki Stadium, which is built over the water, was a benchmark in the design proposal. The wave of the sea that existed in place is introduced in the design of the space in the form of an optically moving roof element. This element, which is the result of parametric design, dominates the environment and gives identity to the restaurant.

Chimichanga Mexican restaurant by Brown Studio, Billericay – UK

November 25th, 2012

Chimichanga in Billericay, is a two-floored restaurant rendered in bold red and green – with shiny glass tiles, patterned floors of reclaimed wood, and walls of cracked antique mirrors. Ceilings inspired by temples and colourful lighting fixtures complete the geometric look, alongside a lime-green wall overlaid with blocks of wood.

Matsumoto restaurant by Golucci International Design, Beijing

November 22nd, 2012

The designer embodies the miniature of China’s harmonious society with the project. The unique design shall also produce more established customers to the Restaurant, which well expresses the designer’s belief good design shall show its own commercial value.

Japanese Noodle restaurant by STILE / Ietsugu Ohara, Osaka

November 21st, 2012

Within, built-in booths are housed inside miniature, peak-roofed houses, framing a central, wrap-around counter. The aesthetic is minimalist, but warm – the use of wood and hanging lights give the place a cosy feel that leaves rooms for throngs of noodle lovers in this 123-sq-m restaurant.

Nomo restaurant by Estudi Josep Cortina, Barcelona

November 18th, 2012

Nomo restaurant by Estudi Josep Cortina, Barcelona

Nando’s restaurant by B3 Designers, Leigh – UK

November 16th, 2012

A concertinaed canopy, hangs from a reclaimed wooden structure, carving a bold diagonal path through the restaurant. Caged lighting also forms an interesting ceiling feature in the interior space. The reclaimed wood frame continues to the canal side exterior where festoon lights have been used to give a laid back ‘garden’ feel and catch the eyes of passersby.

LOW-TECH DESIGN! East London Furniture exhibit at Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes, London

November 15th, 2012

Every piece of timber found is recorded and photographed, so you can trace back to discover the exact source of where the materials were found in your piece of furniture. All the items in the exhibition will be auctioned off at the end of the show.

A Cantina canteen by Estudio Nomada, Santiago de Compostela – Spain

November 14th, 2012

A long counter that runs through the wall unifies and serves the cafeteria and the museum shop. Over this element, geometric and uninhibited color reigns, as applied in traditional Galician folk art demonstrations. As a support to the cafeteria area, a round and rotund body provides a hiding kitchen space, to prepare food and support the bar.

Tavernetta italian cuisine restaurant by Studio Belenko, Odessa – Ukraine

November 14th, 2012

Tavernetta is an italian cuisine restaurant in Odessa, Ukraine. Wooden furnishing made of siberian pine and waxed. Interior looks very traditional and low-tech, it’s warm and athmospheric. The furniture and wooden parts have the characteristic rough pattern.

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.