Elegant ceiling lights, bar lighting using old Edison lightbulbs, and chairs from the Swiss manufacturer Horgenglarus, link new and old, which gives the dining area a special charm. The custom made counter with its graphic design, is made of rough-hewn oak with a tin sheet counter-top, and this forms the centrepiece of the restaurant.
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The recycled wood pieces are reshaped and used to decorate the red bricks, presenting a mottled color wall, coupled with charcoal that has been used in previous stores, demonstrating the image and characteristics of yakiniku (Japanese BBQ). Therefore, the design integrates simplicity and complexity, traditional and contemporary methods to showcase a rich and colorful landscape.
COLONIE Restaurant is a remarkable example of this type of creativity and thoughtfulness at work. Recently opened in the historical Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of New York City, COLONIE is a fresh destination on a once run-down block that seems to be undergoing a renaissance – as so many neighborhoods in Brooklyn are these days.
A custom made iron chandelier lit by 1/2″ incandescent light bulbs span the length of the bar area, establishing two separate areas for the bar and for dining. The back dining area is lit by linear pendant lighting. The place is energized by the controlled doses of red on the bar stools and brick oven, and further enlivened by the white Carrara marble bar and table tops.