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Five design-focused delis with delectable interiors

August 16, 2019 Natasha Levy 0
Interiors of Hunter & Co Deli in Melbourne, designed by Mim Design

Delicatessens might simply be places to pick up provisions, but architects and designers are increasingly completing them with striking interiors. Dezeen has picked out five of the best. Ranging from a store in London with minimalist concrete display stands and another in Melbourne with salami-like counters, check out the full selection below: Natoora, UK, by

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Alex Cochrane Architects hones in on hot-desking for overhaul of Selfridges offices

August 15, 2019 Natasha Levy 0
Selfridges offices by Alex Cochrane Architects

Staff don’t have designated desks inside the offices of luxury department store Selfridges, which Alex Cochrane Architects has completed with open-plan workrooms and communal seating. The office accommodates Selfridges’ executive, buying and merchandising teams and has been designed by Alex Cochrane Architects so that staff are “discouraged from owning any given space”. Once dominated by

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Vilablanch restores and revamps Barcelona’s Casa Burés

August 14, 2019 Natasha Levy 0
Casa Burés by Vilablanch

Interior design studio Vilablanch selected “silent” contemporary furnishings to deck out this Barcelona apartment block, keeping the focus on the building’s opulent original features. Casa Burés – which is longlisted in the apartment interior category of this year’s Dezeen Awards – has been designed by Vilablanch to feature a host of modern fixtures and furnishings

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Vilablanch restores and revamps Barcelona’s Casa Burés

August 14, 2019 Natasha Levy 0
Casa Burés by Vilablanch

Interior design studio Vilablanch selected “silent” contemporary furnishings to deck out this Barcelona apartment block, keeping the focus on the building’s opulent original features. Casa Burés – which is longlisted in the apartment interior category of this year’s Dezeen Awards – has been designed by Vilablanch to feature a host of modern fixtures and furnishings

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Yabashi Architects slots cafe and pocket park between buildings in Kyushu

August 13, 2019 Natasha Levy 0
Omoken Park by Yabashi Architects

A tiered pocket-park tops this cafe in Kyushu, Japan, which Yabashi Architects has erected on the grounds of a building destroyed in an earthquake. Host to a small cafe and an open-air social area, Omoken Park has been designed by locally based Yabashi Architects to be a “public space of private space” where locals can

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Penda China creates rosy interiors for Ecnesse beauty salon

August 12, 2019 Natasha Levy 0
Ecnesse beauty salons by Penda-China

Pale pink surfaces meet arched doorways inside this rose-tinted beauty salon in Xiangyun, China, designed by architecture studio Penda China. Ecnesse – which specialises in using high-end beauty and skincare products – already has a host of salons dotted across China, with each featuring a different fit-out. Penda China were approached to overhaul five of

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Summer Villa by Kapsimalis Architects
 plays on traditional Greek whitewashed houses

August 11, 2019 Natasha Levy 0
Summer Villa in Santorini, Greece by Kapsimalis Architects

The white, blocky form of this holiday villa by Kapsimalis Architects is intended to be a “contemporary translation” of the chalky houses seen around Santorini, Greece. Summer Villa – which forms part of Santorini’s existing Andronis Arcadia hotel – has been designed by Kapsimalis Architects to appear as a “synthesis of cubist white volumes”. The

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 plays on traditional Greek whitewashed houses appeared first on Dezeen.

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Schemata Architects stacks up red bricks inside South Korea’s first Blue Bottle Coffee cafe

August 9, 2019 Natasha Levy 0
Blue Bottle Coffee cafe in Seongsu by Schemata Architects

The materiality of Seoul’s architecture informed the interiors of this Blue Bottle Coffee cafe, which Schemata Architects has completed with steel surfaces and red-brick fixtures. The sparsely-decorated cafe is situated in Seoul’s artsy Seongsu neighbourhood, surrounded by craft coffee bars and organic eateries that occupy disused warehouses. This is the first Blue Bottle Coffee cafe

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The Drug Store avoids being a “shady” CBD retailer with gallery-style interiors

August 8, 2019 Natasha Levy 0
The Drug Store in London's Marylebone, designed by Johan Obel and Clemens Böninger

Products infused with CBD are dotted throughout sparse gallery-like rooms inside west London’s The Drug Store, which has been designed by the brand’s co-founders. Situated in the affluent neighbourhood of Marylebone, The Drug Store occupies two floors of a townhouse which formerly served as an exhibition space for works by British artist Damien Hirst. The

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Biasol looks to Tulum for interiors of Tasmania’s Sisterhood restaurant

August 7, 2019 Natasha Levy 0
Sisterhood restaurant in Tasmania, designed by Biasol

Leaf-print walls, rattan seating and deep-green decor details merge to form the tropical interiors of this restaurant in Tasmania which Biasol has designed to evoke the atmosphere of a holiday hot-spot in Mexico. Left inspired after a trip to the balmy shores of Tulum, design studio Biasol worked to create interiors for Sisterhood which “imbue

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