Posts Tagged ‘brickwork’

PURO – The Social Club by Dyer-Smith Frey, Zurich – Switzerland

July 10th, 2016

Classic Wingback armchair, lit wooden book-shelves and inlaid wooden tables, a special design by DYER-SMITH FREY create a cozy Living Room ambiance.

ASIAN BISTROS! Lee Ho Fook Duckboard Place by Techne Architecture + Interior Design, Melbourne – Australia

November 6th, 2015

Brass detailing on joinery and lighting is a nod to the significance of gold in Chinese culture symbolising happiness. Cantilevered banquette seating adds a lightness to the small space.

Halle 32 restaurant lighting by ERCO, Gummersbach – Germany

March 3rd, 2015

The primary concern of the architect in converting the industrial building was to maintain its character. The lighting concept accentuates special features of the industrial architecture and allows for different usage scenarios.

Adidas “NBHD” concept store, Berlin – Germany

February 11th, 2015

By plugging into the pulse of trendsetters, artists and “streetwear hounds,” global sporting goods giant adidas (Herzogenaurach, Germany) has found an imaginative channel for balancing brand consistency with localized store design.

Zola fashion store by Judith van Mourik, Rotterdam – Netherlands

September 10th, 2014

Zola juxtaposes masculine and feminine elements. Exposed brickwork, timber and steel frames are used throughout in contrast to softer elements like pink curtains and copper light fittings.

ADCO outdoor store by K.U.L.T.OBJEKT, Freiburg – Germany

September 23rd, 2013

Among other interesting features, there is a glass floor on the ground floor, which is designed to be walked upon. This transparent floor surface exposes a view into the mysterious ‘underworld’ with ferns and rocks, almost like at the Hobbits in Middle-earth.

Loom store by Keyworth & Tonic Design, Cape Town

June 28th, 2013

Situated between Clarke’s and Paul Smith on Bree Street – Cape Town’s most up-and-coming retail address – Loom occupies a 58 square metre space that was designed and detailed by Keyworth in collaboration with Tonic Design. The interior features colours and shapes inspired by 80’s postmodernism juxtaposed with knackered and exposed brickwork and wood paneling.

Imli Street restaurant by B3 Designers, London

June 21st, 2013

The use of materials in their natural, distressed state like the blackened steel bars, rustic oak timber table tops and the exposed cabling and industrial light fittings all show age and rawness of the style, evoking openness; what one would expect from a street scene, eating Indian street food.

Beagle restaurant by Fabled Studio & C-O Workshop, London

April 23rd, 2013

London-based practice Fabled Studio created an interior design that seamlessly matches the industrial vibe of the location with brushed blackened steel contrasting against the clean brickwork, and wooden floor that’s very appropriately made from reclaimed railway sleepers.

Pisacco bistro by Vudafieri Saverino, Milan

January 29th, 2013

Throughout the space, architects Tiziano Vudafieri & Claudio Saverino have honored the original structure. The exposed brickwork on the bold arched ceiling has been tastefully enhanced with a lightly coloured paint inviting light into the space, thus retaining the building’s original features and ensuring that the bistro retains its authentic core.

Shang Xia store by Kengo Kuma, Beijing

November 26th, 2012

A lattice of extruded aluminium sections evokes images of the brickwork in Beijing’s old neighborhoods at this luxury boutique by Kengo Kuma and Associates.

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.

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.

Granny F. Salon by Hiroyuki Miyake, Aichi – Japan

October 11th, 2012

A beauty salon in Aichi, Japan, is its designer’s idea of an ‘alternative nostalgia.’ Hiroyuki Miyake says the project involved renovating an existing uninhabited building. While he had never been to the space before, he immediately felt a sense of nostalgia upon entering the first time.

The Harbour Rocks Hotel by SJB Interiors, Sydney

July 16th, 2012

Sydney design studio SJB Interiors have navigated the minefield of restrictions and regulations imposed by heritage status to restore one of Sydney’s architectural gems to its original glory.