Samir Raut and Amit Mayekar of Studio Eight Twentythree design Birdsong Café in suburban Mumbai as a contextual response to the surrounding heritage precinct
Starting out by ensuring that the design speaks the same language as its historic neighbours, the material palette has been restricted to concrete and wood – the former, a not-so-modern material and the latter, a centuries-old one. For Samir, these materials with their enigmatic charm fascinate because of their ability to age elegantly, almost as if they are able to tell stories of the space as it ages along with them.
Head over to India Art n Design to read the entire piece, complete with gorgeous imagery of the equally gorgeous cafe.
Blending thoughtful design with innovative functionality, KesSalao, a new eatery in Bonn, adds a fresh appeal to the historic German city’s dining scene.
Valencia-based Spanish creative consultancy Masquespacio has worked on the brand image and interior design, conceptualizing elements right down to the restaurant’s name.