The design of the 600 sq ft interior and storefront for the new flagship restaurant Dogmatic Gourmet Sausage System on Union Square, is based on the aesthetics of the butchery, which becomes the generative approach to the project.
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Japanese studio Design Spirits has designed the Nautilus Project, a restaurant located on the fourth floor of the ION shopping center in Singapore. In designer’s words, “The Nautilus Project is located on the fourth floor of the ION shopping center, where opened recently on the Orchard Road, Singapore.
For the design of Delicatessen, nemaworkshop explored the concept of urban identity, namely the vibrant SoHo neighborhood and more specifically the NY newsstand. Typically overlooked because of its ubiquity, the newsstand serves as an atypical yet appropriate model. They are open, in-and-out thoroughfares which foster a unique breed of social energy.
Katayama designed this café with the assumption that it would be frequented everyday by tenants of the SOHO and people working in the neighborhood. He applied the same multi-color motif from the open space in the middle of the building to on of the walls in the café and also inside its lively open kitchen. Plenty of natural light and ocean view terrace seating help create a very liberating and comforting atmosphere.
A restaurant is a place where externalizes the ordinary eating and drinking behaviors. It is utilized in cases where only the location has been externalized for convenience purpose, or for enjoying delicious food prepared by skilled chef, or to hold special events, The Honeycomb is the latter case which sought to create an unordinary space.
From the 1950s until the 1970s, the Manhattan Beach Post Office doled out mail to the local residents and was often a good place to see your neighbors. Now the location is an even better place to meetup as it houses the M.B. Post Restaurant, a hip new restaurant serving up tasty tapas plates and craft beer created by executive chef David LeFevre. Accompanying the well reviewed menu is a modern yet homey interior designed by SJ Jones Architects, who aimed at keeping with the original feel of the post office and the town vernacular by using vintage decor and reclaimed wood.
The main contradiction of a “natural” restaurant in an artificial urban environment becomes the core of the design. This is reflected in the contrast between natural form and disciplined, geometric abstraction, as well as in the coming together of nearly dematerialized and overly tactile, sensuous surfaces.
Settled within a quiet side street just a few steps away from Prague’s city center, the MOODs hotel is a gorgeous, high-tech and eco-friendly boutique accommodation, designed by a team of Czech architects led by Vladimir Žák and Roman Vrtiška. This posh retreat has transformed the hotel scene in the historic capital, offering unparalleled service and luxurious comfort to its visitors. Situated in a refurbished building was once a bank, the hotel opened its doors just two years ago with stunning interiors built from fast growing bamboo, recycled-wood floors and it even features a luscious living wall at the entrance made entirely out of moss.
Greek restaurant Strofilia is located in a former wine storehouse and consists of three different spaces. The first dining-room, redesigned by Delacroix & Friant, is a completely white space, spiced up using design furniture, wooden wine cases as wall coverage and coloured ‘totem poles’. The room in the back is decorated in the traditional Greek manner with brick wall and original wooden details and furniture. After dinner, guests can relax in the 17th century brick basement.
The Pantone Hotel, designed by Michel Penneman and Olivier Hannaert, invites its visitors to discover Brussels through a coloured lens in an environment with all necessary comfort. The first hotel in the world inspired by the Pantone colour code, shows on each of the seven floors a different colour that returns in the details in every room such as the unique pictures of Victor Levy, an abstract version of Brussels’s city landscape.
The Italian restaurant ‘Fornostar’ is the latest project of a passionate cook and decorator. Jacques Vanderbeck doesn’t hold a degree in architecture or design, but designed his pizzeria trusting his gut feeling and his preference for unconvential materials, objects and colours. Located in a multicultural area with mainly fish restaurants, Fornostar is without a doubt the odd one out !