Mississippi Blues: Restaurants with grief and modern ceiling Stanley Saitowitz / Natoma Architects
Warren Platner designed the American Restaurant in Kansas City in 1974 as part of a complex of modern buildings commissioned by the Hall family of Hallmark Cards. Image via dwell.
The Tote, India by Serie Architects via Yatzer
Outsider Tart, LONDON;
Lead designer // David Lesniak
Category // Cafe or fast food
Bangalore Express Bar, LONDON
Lead designer // Outline
Category // Multiple bar or club
Pio Pio, NEW YORK
# Lead designer // Sebastian Mariscal Studio
Category // International restaurant // photo © a r c h p h o t o
Jun Takahashi’s UNDERCOVER boutique in Aoyama Tokyo boasts a surreal ceiling installation of thousands of lightbulbs in rolling waves, via AnotherMag.
UK Pavillion at Shanghai Expo 2010 by Heatherwick Studio.
Jing Restaurant, Singapore by Antonio Eraso, via ArchDaily.
‘Stalactite Domes’, via I’m Revolting.
Ceiling made up of thousands of wooden sticks in the Tsujita Restaurant, LA, by Japanese designer Takeshi Sano. Via Contemporist.
BANQ restaurant by Office dA, via Yatzer.
‘What Happens When’ pop-up restaurant in New York by The Metrics. This restaurant receives a ‘makeover’ every 30 days – a perfect example of what a different ceiling can do to transform a space. Images via Core77.
(Using Canvas Drapery)
Hilton Pattaya in Thailand
by Architecture firms(MAAR and S.O.D.A)
with interior designers (Department of Architecture and August Design)
Boa Hairdressers Salon by Claudia Meier,
Using a series of white translucent fibres hanging from the ceiling,
with light filtering through them over the workstations.
The lengths of the fibres are varied to give the impression of cut hair.
(Using strips of bamboo hanging from the ceiling)
Melbourne architects March Studio have hung 30 km of coconut-husk string from the ceiling of a new shop in Singapore for Australian skincare brand Aesop.
By Interior designer Elle Kunnos de Voss of American studio The Metrics.
The restaurant was called What Happens When.
The ceiling is decorated with Arabic writing, lit from behind.
Barbican Foodhall and Lounge by SHH London
London architects Glowacka Rennie have completed the interior of the ladies toilets at the V&A museum in London. The design includes a black, stone wall, black cubicle interiors and brass fittings in a white-painted interior with a high ceiling. Read More…
By Kengo Kuma
Photos courtesy Kengo Kuma
Starbuck’s concept store, “The Bank”, on the Rembrandtplein in Amsterdam