Posts Tagged ‘porto’

Mão Esquerda Vintage Store by Gustavo Guimarães, Porto – Portugal

December 30th, 2017

This new project occupies the intimate 19-square-metre ground floor of a historic old building located in the centre of Porto. Space has been refurbished in a way that combines both the raw, traditional vibe of Porto city and a contemporary minimal esthetic.

Basho Sushi House by Paulo Merlini, Porto – Portugal

November 17th, 2016

Not wanting to distract from the preparation of the raw seafood dishes, Merlini decided the ceiling would be the optimum place for a design feature. He therefore suspended 8,400 chopsticks – commonly used as utensils for eating Asian cuisine – to create an undulating installation above customers’ heads.

Tendinha dos Clérigos Bar by AVA Architects, Porto – Portugal

January 24th, 2015

AVA architects from Portugal realised a bar and nightclub in the revived city centre of Porto, Portugal.

Zippy store by Dalziel and Pow, Porto – Portugal ‎

December 12th, 2014

A raft of interactive digital features makes Dalziel and Pow’s new store design for kidswear retailer Zippy as enjoyable for children as it is for parents.

Hotel Infante Sagres, Porto – Portugal

December 5th, 2014

Hotel Infante Sagres is a small luxury hotel located in the heart of Porto, the Portuguese city that this year has won the award of European Best Destination 2014.

Kicks store by Gonçalo Barata, Porto – Portugal

November 20th, 2014

The concept of this fashion and multibrand shoe store, was built with simple design and materials. Using wood sticks on the walls and ceilings like a large shoe lace where the shoes are placed on display – yielding a three-dimensional construction involving the entire space.

Pharmacy Museum by Site Specific Arquitectura, Porto – Portugal

February 13th, 2014

The project of the Pharmacy Museum is the result of the close relationship between the architecture and the museography since the beginning. The Museum is at the basement of an existing building, contemporary and multifunctional.

AMORIM Isolamentos pavilion by Pedro de Azambuja Varela, Maria João de Oliveira & Emmanuel Novo, Porto – Portugal

December 10th, 2013

Following the 2012/13 edition of the Advanced Program in Digital Architecture (CEAAD), promoted by FAUP and ISCTE-IUL, the company AMORIM Isolamentos challenged the Course to design their Pavilion for the CONCRETA 2013 Fair. The students that developed their final research on cork teamed up, and designed a Pavillion with a complex and irregular shape, using that 100% natural material.

Duas de Letra Cafe by Bernardo Amaral, Porto – Portugal

October 15th, 2013

The Duas de Letra Cafe pretended to offer a cozy atmosphere, for inhabitants of the area and fine arts students (just around the corner is the Fine Arts School) with different spaces for a talk, to study and for eventual exhibitions.

Gull restaurant & bar by Alfredo Resende Arquitectos, Porto – Portugal

September 6th, 2013

All combined – sushi restaurant, bar and lounge – maintain a singular, orientated philosophy, becoming a reference on space, lightning effects and ambiance. Attempting to escape the traditional japanese setting, the final piece is an innovative, attractive, comfortable and contemporary one.

Eskada Club by AAMD, Porto – Portugal

July 3rd, 2013

The light design trends for an exceptional visual experience. Through its minimalist elegance and implicity, it leads to a stimulating and refrained exuberance. The result, taking the notions of reason and passion as a source, is a creation blending intimacy and community, function and fantasy, art and design, resonating in this modern definition of luxury.

Folding Forbo Folie stand by Alexandre loureiro, Porto – Portugal

June 19th, 2013

The object is made out of MDF in a simple reticulated structure in which the linoleum sheet of 25meters long is folded across the entire structure in a single sweep: up the wall, ceiling and down to the floor.

Casa da Baixa Pizza & Drinks by Rocha Leite Arquitectos Associados, Porto – Portugal

February 21st, 2013

Casa da Baixa Pizza & Drinks by Rocha Leite Arquitectos Associados, Porto – Portugal

É Pra Poncha Bar by António Fernandez, Porto – Portugal

June 3rd, 2012

Located in Porto, the É Pra Poncha bar and club was modeled after natural forms like water dripping from melting ice or eroding limestone hanging from a cave’s ceiling.

La Bohème bar by AVA Architects, Porto

January 31st, 2012

The renovation of La Bohème bar, located in the buoyant Rua das Galerias de Paris in Porto’s downtown, embraces pine wood throughout the entire interior. ‘The goal was to transform a space with no identity into a recognizable interior,’ says Carlos Veloso from AVA Architects, the studio responsible for the project.

Wrong Weather, Porto

June 3rd, 2011

Having a gallery space inside the store Wrong Weather often takes part in art events, naturally wanting to expand their love for art to the clothes on display they have hired a noted Italian Architect Francesco Moncada to create a special furniture installation comprised of more than 200 pieces.