Restaurant De Vries in Amsterdam, the Netherlands has an intimate design that makes good use of its small space. The interior design by Hofman Dujardin Architects is casual contemporary. The narrow and deep floor space is divided into three zones. The front part close to the street has higher ceiling. The middle area has a lower ceiling and is more intimate. The back area next to the open kitchen has a long table with a cozy atmosphere.
The second location of Bea’s of Bloomsbury at One New Change at St. Paul’s in London, England is a stylish place to have some scrumptious cupcakes, sandwiches, scones and afternoon tea. The interior design by GO is colourful and chic. The teapot ceiling lamps are particularly cute. The restaurant interior decor is a celebration of traditional English tea with contemporary London cool.
Ristorante “Il Riccio” located on the island of Capri in Italy became part of the Capri Palace Hotel & Spa under new ownership, and a major renovation returned it to a Mediterranean stylish hangout. In the 1960s, it was a popular eatery under the name of Add’o Riccio, which was visited by people like Jackie Kennedy. The new owner wanted a traditional Mediterranean ambience of the 1950s and 1960s. The restaurant interior design by Marco De Luca features a white and blue colour scheme with Mediterranean wood furnishings, and mosaic tiles create an atmosphere emblematic of Capri.
Bright colours dominate the sexy interior of Café Foam. Located in Stockholm, Sweden, the interior design of the café by NOTE DESIGN STUDIO is a marriage of Scandinavian coolness and Spanish temperament. Inspired by the movement of bullfighting, the vivid colours enhance the eating experience.The ceiling lamps are specially handblown Kosta glassworks.
Wood is a main theme of the interior design of Schepka “Sliver” Restaurant In Ufa, Russia. Designed by Russian studio DarkDesignGroup, this award winning restaurant design has an unique concept. Wooden sticks are sliced, split and thrown into illuminated pots. The wooden sticks also form a canopy above the tables, or are growing out of pots into a forest of trees, however you wish to imagine it.
Yucca Lounge in Shanghai, China is a cocktail lounge with modern Mexican feel. The interior design is by Shanghai-based design agency Dariel Studio. Inspired by Mexican art with touches of Salvador Dali, Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, the Yucca Lounge is a surrealist bar room with daring colours and design in trendy Shanghai.
SEWA Restaurant in Hong Kong, China has a cosmopolitan setting that captures the character of its locale. Designed by TsAO & McKOWN Architects, this rooftop restaurant with vistas of the Hong Kong Harbour and the HSBC headquarters in the commercial district has distinct “neighbourhoods” within the establishment. The Harbour Side dinning area offers casual atmosphere; the Bank Side dinning area has warm tones of ivory and ebony; and buttercup yellow serves as counterpoint to Bank Side’s Minimalism.
Café Germain in the 6th Arrondissement in Paris, France is a contemporary work of art. The attention grabbing centrepiece of the café is the yellow sculpture of a woman (“Sophie”) in high heels. Created by artist Xavier Veilhan, the lower half of the sculpture stands on the first floor while the upper half breaks through the ceiling to the second floor of the café. Thierry Costes, the owner of the café, invited Paris-based interior designer India Mahdavi to create the rest of the interior space. Mahdavi used black and white tile floor, and orange and green anise chairs to complement the yellow sculpture.