Restaurants

YELLOWAVE BAREFOOT CAFE

Chalk Architecture Ltd.

01 Dec 2011

Client brief: Brighton's only designated London 2012 Olympic training venue wanted to improve its facilities in preparation for a busy year ahead. The task was to rejuvenate the tired and slightly characterless existing cafe to better reflect the vibrant, relaxed and fun nature of Yellowave. Challenges & Inspiration: To completely transform the existing cafe within a tight timescale and

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HIDDEN COTTAGE

Hosun Design Consultancy (China)

25 Nov 2011

A peaceful and quiet setting, away from the hustling city life. Hidden Cottage named after the poem which says; "The most capable people stay in worldly life while those seeking a peaceful mind stay in a hidden cottage which is remote and quiet", is a naturally serene oriental restaurant. The design focuses on making the space a calm and undisturbed haven with a mix of water-brushed stone walls

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FAVOURITE PAVILION

Hosun Design Consultancy (China)

25 Nov 2011

In the Book of Mencius, Gaozi first pointed out that food and sex are the two basic necessities for mankind and longing for the two is the nature of mankind. This famous saying vividly illustrates that the Chinese ancient people had been pursuing favourite food and beautiful appearance. Cao Xueqin, a famous novel writer in Qing Dynasty, wrote an article in his study for his good friend

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GREENLEAF

7Gods

24 Nov 2011

Creative agency 7Gods has just completed the branding, interior design and project management of Greenleaf, the latest gem in London's entertainment scene. With a creative balance of yin and yang energies, the practice has renovated two levels of an existing site into a contemporary Chinese restaurant and two karaoke bars that include a number of items 7Gods created and made especially for the

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FRACTAL CAFE

Tony Owen Partners

13 Nov 2011

Tony Owen Partners has just completed the Fractal Café in Sydney. The café is located in the ground floor of the recently completed Boston University Student Housing building. The rear of BU is located on a narrow laneway in the city. It was a feature of the original design, that building was the cut back at ground level to widen the laneway and create a public square. The new

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