Posts Tagged ‘timber’

Karl & Erick restaurant by Lemoal & Lemoal, Paris – France

June 12th, 2017

The two tubular lights attached to the frame on either side of the glass-encased entrance, are duplicated indoors in different guises. The original bar has been retained, but having been sandblasted, it now flaunts exposed light timber.

The Dulwich Pavilion by IF_DO, London – UK

June 8th, 2017

The Dulwich Pavilion has been designed as a temporary public structure, which engages with the adjacent buildings, landscape and visitors alike. Conceptually it responds to the solidity and monolithic nature of Sir John Soane’s Gallery building, and the porous, ever-changing nature of the landscape.

Zinc Mine Museum by Peter Zumthor in Aldo Amoretti’s photos, Sauda – Norway

June 6th, 2017

Timber supports elevate the cafe and exhibition above the rocky landscape, while the service building hangs from the side of a stone wall. The timber framework extends up the black outer walls to raise a mono-pitched corrugated zinc roof above each of the blocks.

It on the Go take away restaurant by Studio Omerta, Athens – Greece

June 5th, 2017

The white backdrop, the stone counter and flooring, as well as the timber elements on the shelves and ceiling, all aim to project the natural feel that is so scarce within the city but so necessary for our well-being.

Comptoir Cafe & Wine by B3 Designers, London – UK

May 29th, 2017

Downstairs, the walls are adorned with an exceptional selection of wine and champagnes while diners are able to sit at the antiqued copper communal dining table, which sits centrally in the space. A secluded ‘members room’ tucked around the corner will allow diners the opportunity to host a private celebration in a characteristic lounge with a private library feel.

Capital Economics office by Oktra, London – UK

May 8th, 2017

They wanted a light and timeless interior with an elegant front of house. Oktra proposed using a conservative colour palette of warm timbers and grey tones with subtle branding to create a classic and sophisticated design.

At Six hotel by Universal Design Studio, Stockholm – Sweden

April 28th, 2017

The monochrome interior contrasts shades of warm grey and highly textured natural materials with soft furnishings and classic furniture editions. The aim was to reinterpret the brutalist aesthetic of the building and the immediate architectural landscape of Brunkebergstorg Square.

Tajimaya Shabu Shabu restaurant by STUDIO C8, Hong Kong

April 23rd, 2017

Inspired by a Yoshokuya, the design scheme holds a warm and nostalgic feeling at that time. The overall interior style of Yoshokuya is influenced by European cafe in the late 19th century. We created the space that was based on the style of Yoshokuya with contemporary accents.

Katuaq Cultural Centre by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, Greenland

February 24th, 2017

Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, Schmidt Hammer Lassen won an international competition in 1992 to design the building with a proposal intended to reflect Greenland’s dramatic landscape. The 4,800-square-metre Katuaq Cultural Centre of Greenland in Nuuk has survived two decades of the country’s unforgiving climate since opening in 1997.

Intango offices by T+R Studio, Tel-Aviv – Israel

February 14th, 2017

With warm timber, neutral tones and bold orange and light blue contrasts, the reception provides a modest, smart & welcoming client experience.

Vine & Grind espresso bar by Morris Selvatico, Sydney – Australia

February 14th, 2017

Beautiful hand-made terracotta tiles were selected for the counter front, marble bench tops and Porters paint’s Palm Beach black was applied to timber paneling.

Slack’s European headquarters by ODOS Architects, Dublin – Ireland

February 3rd, 2017

Slack branding is kept minimal, with one company logo branded into wood panels by the lift and another lettered in black behind the reception. “The fit-out expresses the company’s desired aesthetic rather than an explicit use of corporate colours and logos,” said ODOS Architects.

Zushi Barangaroo restaurant by Koichi Takada Architects, Sydney – Australia

January 14th, 2017

Located on the Barangaroo waterfront, Zushi Barangaroo is the third restaurant for the Zushi Group, whose Darlinghurst and Surry Hills venues are consistently named among Sydney’s favourite Japanese restaurants for their modern, innovative yet authentic food featuring the highest quality ingredients.

37th Street at Asian Corner restaurant by TD solutions, Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam

January 10th, 2017

The combination of simple and raw finishing materials such as concrete, timber, patterned glass, bamboo pendants… sent the restaurant back to the time of 1950s in Saigon and recalled the values of Asian textures.

The Inverted Truss by B+P Architects, Taipei – Taiwan

January 4th, 2017

The main timber truss for the retail shop at the front room introduces the idea of “Structure as furniture”, a free-standing individual component that is detached with the existing wall. The idea of moderate intervention with minimal attaches and less anchoring that will undermine the existing building is taking place in this project.

Stomping Ground restaurant by Studio Y, Melbourne – Australia

December 14th, 2016



Designed by Studio Y, the space is considered in approach with vintage-industrial finishes featuring Carrara marble, timber and blackened steel.

Dust Bakery by Vie Studio, Sydney – Australia

December 9th, 2016

The design aims to express a refined and elegant design and the choice of materials reflect the store’s philosophy on authentic ingredients. Timeless materials such as travertine, sandstone and timber are chosen for their earthy tones and simplicity.

Margherita & Co restaurant by Vie Studio, Sydney – Australia

December 9th, 2016


Materials such as brass, timber, marble and patterned tiles are also used to bring out the unique identity in the pizzeria industry. Margherita & Co provides two types of sensations for visitors – a cosy and comfortable environment during the daytime whilst a bustling and vibrant atmosphere with entertainment by night.

LUSH store lighting by Michael Grubb Studio, Manchester – UK

December 7th, 2016

The interior features a palette of timber and white tiles, with neutral tones contrasting with bold graphics and the vibrant colours of Lush’s product range. Optelma’s linear LEDs and spotlights combine to create layers of light, forming a dynamic, energy-efficient environment.

Public Library of Constitucion by Sebastian Irarrazaval, Constitucion – Chile

December 5th, 2016

Thin wooden planks create a louvered system that covers the sky lit pitched roofs, filtering and controlling direct light so as not to disturb the readers inside. Custom made furniture serves multi-purpose functions, offering various seating arrangements, tables, and shelving in one fixture.