Carwan Gallery has teamed up with Atibaia, a vineyard and winemaker from the northerly district of Batroun, and commissioned Beirut-based Studio 200 grs. to reinvent its latest vintage. The result is the artifacts by 200 grs. exhibition of a seemingly endless collection of wooden sculptures that explores the functionality of the wine bottle.
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The lobby’s design is best described as 1920’s art deco: it is opulent, vintage and glamorous. Geometric shapes and prints reminiscent of the era are made out of marble, brass and steel, complemented by oversized art nouveau murals and custom-made light installations made to recreate an epoch where culture and technology were simultaneously blooming and coalescing, and when the arts were a way of life.
In light of Beirut Design Week 2015, the Food Trend Corporation, managing “Leila” and “Kahwet Leila”, restaurants renowned for their casual Lebanese cuisine, commissioned Lebanese Architect Joseph Barakat to create an installation in their authentic Beiruti café, situated in the heart of the Gemmayzeh district.
Situated in the heart of Gemmayzeh, a neighborhood heavily frequented for its range of bars and restaurants, “Ginette” stands as an elegant understatement. Interior architecture is kept to a subtle minimum, with the intention of supporting the concept and contents of “Ginette,” rather than overwhelming them.
The store is located in building in the city’s port area industrial area, and interior architect Maia Aoun mixed and matched many of the structure’s original elements with contemporary details, making it a minimalist retail space that meets modern demands and one that allows flexible configuration changes when required.