Category Archives: Furniture

Restaurant Noir

A warm, intimate interior greets you from the glass street scape as you enter Piatra Neamt’s Noir restaurant.  Located in northeast Romania, Piatra Neamt is a city surrounded by mountains of forrest, which you will soon begin to understand how the landscape’s beauty seeped into the interior space. Continue reading


Your Studio in Bar Magazine

For their article on the future of bar design and trends in bar furniture, Bar Magazine contacted Your Studio and asked us what factors we consider in creating a premium in-bar customer experience. Continue reading

Zurich’s Blue Monkey

Image Courtesy of Dyer-Smith/Frey

Kramer Gastronomie selected the young Swiss designer duo, James Dyer-Smith and Gian Frey, to create a 1920’s old world Fumoir inside The Blue Monkey restaurant in Niederdorf, Zurich, which merges the lounging English pub comfort with the presence of modernity through raw materials and once inside you know that you are in a place were you can unwind and light up. Continue reading

Folk Futures: A Stitch In Time

Joana Vasconcelos, Crochet Bull

With an exhibition by one of our favourite artists Joana Vasconcelos now open at the Haunch of Venison in London, we have taken a look at some recent art and design that embrace the vintage art of Macramé, crafts and folk art. Looking at vintage crafts from a low-fi aesthetic with make do and mend connotations to them now being seen in some of the most innovative premier interiors, design shows and galleries.

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Weekly Round Up

A  look what has been of interest this week including art, architecture, deign and graphics:

Chrissie Abbott

A freelance illustrator from Hackney, accommodating both slick computer arts with a folk style and a retrospective for the 70’s.  She combines found images with illustrations and a collage hand-drawn graphic style of art.


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Berlin Dresses Up

Dinner Club Bangaluu

Dinner Club Bangaluu

Berlin has emerged in recent years as one of the world’s great creative capitals, brimming with exhibitions and parties. A city full of contrasts, Berlin is edgy but comparatively safe with its own solid, distinctive style. It has grown famous for its concept clubs and cafés. But recently the city has developed from the illegal clubs in hard-to-find, crumbly ruins with little ventilation and few fire exits (which sadly are fading into a legend). The German compulsion to make everything neat and tidy has brought a new phase to the city, especially East Berlin. The city has smartened up its image and hip bar and restaurant interiors have moved to the opposite extreme with white upholstery and clinically clean lines currently in vogue. Continue reading

Sanctum Soho Hotel


Paying homage to Soho’s history as a centre of artistic activity and bohemia, London’s Sanctum Soho Hotel is a celebration of edgy glamour that fluidly integrates art and individuality into its design. The brainchild of bar and club impresario Mark Fuller, two Edwardian townhouses on Soho’s Warwick Street were given a £10m facelift and converted into a luxurious 30-room, seven-storey crash pad. Continue reading

All that glitters

Contrary to the monochrome grey mindset of the recession, it was inspiring to see a notable selection of designers decidedly bucking the trend at this years’ Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan.Like an invigorating dose of smelling salts, the work takes us far far away from the everyday to a glittering, sparkling world of extreme fantasy. Who needs truth to be stranger than fiction?Take a look

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