Fine food, fragrances, flowers, and literature come together under an eclectic two-story house designed by Norwegian architect Alejandro Christophesen in 1927 known now as Casa Cavia. Casa Cavia is a new concept in Buenos Aires and the brainchild of creative force Guadalupe Garcia Mosqueda updated by design firm KallosTurin.
The result portrays the design firm’s affinity for sleek & clean lines. A grey palette takes over enhanced by a beautiful moss green, accentuated with marble, brass, & velvet.
Mezzo is a fusion type restaurant that opened January 2014 and was immediately recognized for its unique design, great menu, and lovely wall mural.
Mezzo was designed and executed by Pro-design Studio in Kuwait based on the client’s request to have a hip industrial yet clean finish design. Materials used included powder coated U-beams on the main wall, sturdy mesh type ceiling, custom made lighting by none other than .PSLAB, engineered oak flooring, authentic Harry Bertoia chairs, solid wood massive cabinet,and rough wall texture, all combined together gave this beautiful finish.
Stereokitchen is a new 500 sq.m restaurant/ bar that opened in building in Pasteur st., Beirut, Lebanon. Designed by architect Paul Kaloustian, the main theme while designing was basing the layout around a perfect circle, this way the restaurant will make most of the breathtaking views surrounding the buildin, spacially that it is glass all around.
Materials used give a very neutral appearance, focusing on exposed concrete, wood, and light colored furniture, no drama was intended with this concept. Ceiling & lighting was designed by the famous Beirut based lighting company .PSLAB.
Tom Dixon is a designer whose name is becoming a household one more and more everyday. The charm and innovation in his designs and products have been shining through in the recent years. His work has been the center of attention at many fairs and in several publications in the near past. The Dock restaurant in London is not a new project, yet is one to check out. Open in 2009, and yet noticing the details in this space, you could immediately feel the creativity and avant garde approach, a style which only recently has become extremely popular.
Liza Asseily is an already popular Lebanese restaurateur in Paris, recently she opened ‘Liza a Beirut’, an upscale Mediterranan restaurant in the heart of Beirut, particularly in Ashrafieh. The restaurant is located in the second floor of the Abdallah Bustros Palace.This beautiful place explicitly shows the true nature of Beirut and its histrory, it was designed by Maria Ousseimi who commissioned the custom wallpaper to Arjumand. The old 10 Lira currency, is the most prominent wallcovering which I am sure will bring smiles to faces of people from my generation and older. This restaurant has been featured on popular design magazine websites such as Architectural Digest and Wallpaper*.
When I spotted the photos of this exquisite restaurant, the first thing I noticed after the fact that it is in an interior of a chapel, was the beautiful grand lighting fixture. Reading more about the project, I realized it is by none other than my favorite lighting design company, .PSLAB from Lebanon, a company I can proudly say I have worked with on a project before.
Designed by Piet Boon, the’ Jane’ is meant to be a fine dining restaurant run by Michelin star chef Sergio Herman and chef Nick Bril with the theme of ‘fine dining meets rock and roll’.
Elements Café is a popular dining place in the Amara Hotel in Singapore seating up to 150 persons. The owners hired design firm ‘designphase dba’ to re-plan and re-design this well known venue.