The most significant material used in the project is that of the Hulabond aluminum screens. Part of the client’s vision was to have break-way spaces from the main auditorium that would have a visual connection with the campus surroundings.
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The design team specifically worked on the centrepiece bar, the bar back shelving and outdoor furniture, and the signage, all sponsored by Striped Horse. The rest of the interior was designed by the bar owner, Jurie Blomerus. The materials and lighting of the bar were chosen to complement the rest of Jurie’s interior’s raw and distressed finishes.
This store not only welcomes you, it sparks interest and curiosity as you walk past, from the unique white French Paneling details, which can be seen throughout the store, to the dramatically sophisticated dark charcoal back walls with mirror inserts that draw your eyes and attention into the store.
We started off by exploring different colour combinations and material finishes to best amplify the brand and make them stand out amongst the busy hustle and bustle of an exhibition venue. The use of very angular lines and geometric shapes was explored to enhance the idea of the High-Tec space and industry that the Ruckus Wireless company is part of.
An eclectic mix of high-tech and industrial style furniture and fittings contrasts the raw textures and materials with the gadgetry that the team works with. All of the furniture was either made by contractors to dhk’s design or sourced from local designers – with the exception of office chairs and specialised lighting.