Location: DIFC, Dubai, UAE
Area: 1,800 sq.ft.
Completion Date: June 2019
Kava & Chai is a homegrown coffeehouse that projects Arab culture.
The client wanted the branding to exude the soul of this specialty coffee. The aim is not just to document, but also to elevate the design.
This 1,800 sq.ft coffee shop has an exquisite interior which is unusual yet in complete balance. It has a striking concept and strong character that provides depth to the design. Be startled on the ceiling that serves as the focal point of the design. The teal structured pipes with leaf graphics are inspired by the coffee roaster machine. These massive pipes was designed using a parametric process which is based on algorithm. It utilizes the latest techniques to setup the structural geometry of the project.
The color palette is based from the corporate brand of Kava&Chai and was enriched by the leaf pattern to promote its identity. Pantone live coral simply blends on the vibrant look and feel of the café while the entire space provide a cool calming attribute of sophistication and wisdom.
Terrazzo is used on the table top because of its features being exuberant. On the floor, we have executed Palladiana terrazzo that is now known to be a sustainable product.
4SPACE have created a successful narrative from the brands’ history and turned a boring space into a productive yet cozy and Instagram worthy place. Enjoying the mood amidst the busy world in the financial hub of Dubai.