CASAPLATA Restaurant/Bar in Seville by Lucas y Hernández-Gil

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                                Looking to the future, <a href="http://www.lucasyhernandezgil.com/#/home"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Lucas y Hernández-Gil</a> designed a restaurant and cocktail bar in the city center of Seville, Spain, combining bold, colorful furniture with a concrete-like backdrop. <a href="http://www.lucasyhernandezgil.com/#/projects/89"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">CASAPLATA</a> avoids nostalgia to set itself apart from the surrounding eating establishments making its mark in the historic area.
The Spanish architecture firm referenced the still life paintings of Giorgio Morandi where strong colors pop against a silver gray background. The industrial concrete surroundings set the stage for the colorful furnishings and food for a futuristic and enjoyable experience. Photos by Juan Delgado.
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The Pink Zebra: An Eye-Popping Restaurant/Bar Inspired by the Work of Wes Anderson

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                                If Design Milk could relocate and setup shop in a restaurant/bar, I&#8217;m pretty sure it would be this one located in Kanpur, India. Decked out in black and white stripes and bubble gum pink, <a href="https://studiorenesa.com/projects/?prjId=26"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">The Pink Zebra</a>, aka Feast India Co., is bound to catch everyone&#8217;s eye from a distance, thanks to <a href="https://studiorenesa.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Renesa Architecture Design Interiors Studio</a>.
Their thought, “How about we dip a zebra into a deep pink sea?”, seems completely appropriate once you take a look around. The idea began with a nod to the surreal sets of Wes Anderson, whose films the clients love. The stripes go every which way, along with pink slats on the ceiling that let lines of natural light shine through for added dramatic effect. The Pink Zebra sits atop one of the city’s oldest buildings, merging a bit of the old and the new with a playful twist. Photos
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Piedra Sal: A Modern Restaurant in Mexico City

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                                Working with a difficult corner lot and an upper floor location, <a href="https://www.vgzarquitectura.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">vgz arquitectura y diseño</a> were tasked with many challenges when it came time to design the <a href="https://www.vgzarquitectura.com/copy-of-5-v9"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Piedra Sal</a> restaurant in Mexico City. They had a tight budget and time line to complete the project but still managed to custom design everything, like the liana ceiling with a &#8220;Partridge Eye&#8221; ceiling pattern and the concrete floor in shades of grey,
The corner was demolished to make the restaurant appear more inviting with a plaza-like space. Vertical wooden slats entice visitors through a black doorway. Once inside, a open stairway surrounded by more wooden slats that allow light to pass through for added visual effect. The lit up stairs lead visitors up to the restaurant, giving a preview of what’s to come. Inside, a monochromatic color scheme was chosen to includes varying greys and wood with black accents. Trees and greenery
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Laundré: Knock Out Your Laundry While You Sip Coffee

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                                Ariana Roviello is the one behind <a href="http://laundre.co/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Laundré</a>, a one-stop shop where you can sit back with a cup of coffee while you do your laundry. That means you don&#8217;t have to be stuck in one of those regular laundromats that generally has about three uncomfortable seats in it and zero places to relax. Roviello&#8217;s design-focused concept is located in San Francisco and their goal was to create an open and inviting space where one could catch up on some work or grab a coffee with a friend, all while washing your clothes. So, instead of it feeling like a chore, it becomes much more of an event.
Laundré houses a full-scale coffee bar, communal seating, and sustainable laundry equipment from Electrolux that lets you wash + dry you clothes in just 45 minutes total. Plus, the soap is free with every wash and their app keeps you posted as
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coffix: A Quirky, Colorful Coffee Shop in Athens, Greece

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                                Coffee is the universal morning (and all day) pick-me-up and it always seems to makes things better and that&#8217;s just the thinking behind <a href="https://www.studiomateriality.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">studiomateriality&#8217;s</a> design of <a href="https://www.studiomateriality.com/project/coffix/101" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">coffix</a>, a coffee shop in Athens, Greece. The quaint space boasts a happy palette of colors, and a larger than life balloon dog, that could only brighten one&#8217;s day when they pop in for a cup of joe.
Bright blue floors are paired with shiny, white wall tiles, a pale pink ceiling, and happy yellow stools. A lightbox of a face is placed on the wall above the bar to keep customers company while they’re drinking their coffee. To top off the “funky laboratory” look, the staff serves the coffee while wearing white coveralls and colorful scarves. Photos by Alina Lefa.
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Yaroslav Galant Designs a Rooftop Structure Made From Shipping Containers

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/yaroslav-galant-designs-a-rooftop-structure-made-from-shipping-containers/portuguese-football-club-yaroslav-galant-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://3.design-milk.com/images/2017/05/Portuguese-Football-Club-Yaroslav-Galant-1-810x540.jpg" alt="Yaroslav Galant Designs a Rooftop Structure Made From Shipping Containers" /></a>
                                The <a href="http://yaroslavgalant.com/portfolio/estoril-praia-clube-39-portugal/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Grupo Desportivo Estoril Praia</a> (Portuguese Football Club) hired <a href="http://yaroslavgalant.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Yaroslav Galant</a> to design Clube 39, a space that includes offices, a flexible space, a museum, a restaurant, and an open terrace facing the field. The new structure was designed atop of an existing building and incorporates shipping containers into the project.
The project consisted of many challenges to overcome, including the strong head winds, so the new parametrical roof structure was designed in a way so that it would cut 95% of the wind, while directing 5% into the building for natural ventilation. That meant no additional air conditioning would be required. Depending on the sun, the new roof structure casts ever-changing shadows around the building. The design includes graphic, geometric patterns outdoors, as well as inside in a colorful palette of blues and other pops of colors. They utilized five shipping containers to conceive part the structure giving it a
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