Interiors

Seeing Glass

Brit van Nerven

10 Jan 2014

A collaboration between Brit van Nerven and Sabine Marcelis and two glass manufacturing specialists, Van Dijken Glas and Visser Spiegels & Glas, has resulted in Seeing Glass, a project designed for the exhibition 'Objects To Play' during Dutch Design Week 2013. With van Nerven's fashion background and Marcelis' technical and material knowledge, their skills combined brilliantly to create an

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Boema Restaurant

Corvin Cristian

10 Jan 2014

The BOEMA restaurant, a project by Corvin Cristian, is located in an historic building dating back to 1860 Cluj (Klausenburg). The building underwent major restoration and structural reinforcement, with the restaurant now occupying the space that was once the ballroom. Whilst all original decorative features vanished during the Communist era, Cristian aimed to remain reverent to the past in this

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Yojisan Sushi

Dan Brunn Architecture

09 Jan 2014

Dan Brunn Architecture created a surreal, minimalist space for diners to experience this sushi restaurant through a narrative of illusion and light.  This subtle surrealism begins with the façade, which beckons guests to enter a threshold subdivided by delicately intersecting planes.  The transition from city street to refuge - chaos to serenity - is experienced on multiple

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Vue de Monde

Elenberg Fraser

09 Jan 2014

Vue de monde, perched atop of the Rialto Tower, explores the concept of the dining destination but moved beyond the clichés that dominate Australian tourism - reef, rock and road - to connect with Melbourne's local landscape on the banks of the Yarra. Harking back to pre-civilisation, the restaurant links ritual, body and memory. The river estuary experience is connected with the

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Studio Herm├Ęs

Corvin Cristian

09 Jan 2014

Studio Hermès is a club and restaurant featuring a variety of shows from cabaret to live bands. The design responds to acoustic requirements, hence the look recalling a 1960s audition hall. Other design elements, while remaining contemporary, follow the same mid-century modern line. The onyx bar, velvet sofas, brass cymbals and walnut wainscot counterpoint the bare concrete and exposed

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