Circulation revolves around the glass display units where above, hangs what the architects call “the urban mirrors”, this is used reflect the delicate pastries towards the street and attract the gazes of passersby. LED white lights illuminate the contemporary space coupled with the mirrors capability to tilt and change position based on the patisserie’s opening hours.
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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.
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.