The natural raw atmosphere of the space was kept and used as a base for the concept. Floors were made of concrete and casted benches were mounted directly onto the walls. A large fire place in copper and a unique lighting arrangement was custom-made to give warmth to the industrial environment.
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The 1871 Bar is industrial chic and references the main hotel colour scheme and Grill Restaurant beyond. designLSM created a raw space that would appeal to a diverse clientele. This was achieved through the use of stripped back concrete columns, surface mounted conduit lighting, brick walls and applying a palette of warm worn browns, tans and reds.
The use of different types of wood as well as warm, indirect lighting provide a welcoming atmosphere. The space behind the bar shows an exclusive design: a grid that makes the exact position of every article clearly visible. It also has two crystal carafes which, held by a simple mechanism, serve mezcal very easily.
The cherry shaped pendants in both red and black styles appear to be hanging from their metal branches along the ceiling and add just the right amount of mood lighting. Using her classic noir-esque femme fatale style combined with the garden motif of AS Aperitivo, she enhances the space and gives it a sense of drama and intrigue.
The intriguingly grotesque decorum is frivolously balanced out by a series of crystal pendant lamps that were sourced locally at vintage stores. Other contemporary touches include the transparent little snow globes over the bar – after all sever means north in Russian – by artist John Smith, and which playfully contain little sculptures and other odd miniscule objects.
The gorgeous colour palette gives the space a stylish bold moody feel because of the contrast with the black paint. In the main restaurant area, original features such as the stunning parquet floor have been lovingly preserved, creating a grand yet homely milieu. This is luxury turned up a notch. On the wall opposite the restaurant‚ is a surface covered along its full width with mirror panels.