Stonehill Taylor designs retro Connie bar inside a plane at JFK’s TWA Hotel

US firm Stonehill Taylor has turned a restored 1950s plane into a cocktail bar for the TWA Hotel at New York’s JFK airport. The Connie cocktail lounge forms part of the transformation of Eero Saarinen‘s modernist terminal building into a lounge and hotel last year. Stonehill Taylor – which designed the hotel guest rooms – outfitted […]

Ras Al Khaimah’s minimalist Hoof cafe is designed to recall horse stalls

Sinks that look like water troughs and rustic plaster walls feature within this spartan UAE cafe recently completed by design studio Bone. Located in Ras Al Khaimah, the UAE’s northernmost emirate, Hoof is a 115-square-metre cafe described by Bone as “a brutalist reinterpretation of countryside equine architecture”. The young design studio, which has previously completed another […]

Herringbone brickwork covers Chinese restaurant The Tang in New York by New Practice Studio

New York firm New Practice Studio chose red brickwork as the main material for this Chinese noodle bar in the city’s Upper West Side to reference Beijing’s hutongs. The local architecture practice designed the interiors for The Tang – which serves up dishes from Sichuan, Hunan, and Beijing – around a fusion of East and […]

Nordic and Japanese aesthetics combine in Reykjavík burger joint

A kitchen wrapped in yuzu-coloured glass sits at the centre of HAF Studio‘s interior for Japanese burger restaurant Yuzu, in Reykjavík. Situated on the city’s recently rejuvenated Hverfisgata street, the 220-square-metere restaurant incorporates Japanese yuzu fruit into all of its dishes, from burgers to cocktails and sauces. With this hybrid menu in mind, local designers […]

Le Petit Royal Frankfurt is a modern take on the traditional brasserie

A restaurant has opened in Frankfurt that combines the classic styling of a French brasserie with contemporary artworks and rich textiles. Le Petit Royal Frankfurt is located on the ground floor of the Ameron Frankfurt Neckarvillen Boutique hotel in Bahnhofsviertel. It is the first venue outside Berlin from the team behind the popular Grill Royal and, […]

Ste Marie decorates Vancouver bakery and flour mill in “malty hues”

Vancouver interiors studio Ste Marie has designed an artisanal flour shop and bakery in the city that has furniture influenced by the American Shaker movement. Ste Marie was enlisted by bakery and flour mill Flourist to design their first location in the city. In addition to the mill, the shop includes baking facilities, a cafeteria, […]

Backlit gemstone floor illuminates London restaurant The Ivy Asia

A vivid green floor covered in semi-precious stones is the focal point of this decadent Asian restaurant in central London, which has been created by The Ivy in collaboration with Adam Ellis Studio. Nestled in the shadow of London’s iconic St Paul’s Cathedral, The Ivy Asia has been designed to be a “beautiful, experiential and […]

Kirkwood McCarthy creates earthy interior for Terence Conran’s new restaurant Wilder

Legendary British designer Terence Conran has opened a restaurant in east London, where a menu of foraged food is complemented by natural tones and grassy installations. Habitat founder Conran brought in architecture studio Kirkwood McCarthy to design the interior of Wilder, his new venture with chef Richard McLellan. The restaurant boasts a menu where every […]

Dezeen’s top 10 restaurant interiors of 2019

Bridget Cogley has picked the top restaurants around the world for our next review of 2019 – including Snøhetta’s underwater eatery in Norway, a Kyoto chocolate bar and an all-pink pizza spot in London. Under by Snøhetta, Båly, Norway This underwater restaurant on the southern tip of Norway by Snøhetta comprises a rectangular concrete container […]

Nadzieja restaurant in Poznań features understated Bauhaus-style interiors

Agnieszka Owsiany Studio worked to incorporate key motifs of Bauhaus design into this Israeli restaurant, which has opened in Poznań, Poland. Serving up a plant-based menu of Israeli-inspired dishes, Nadzieja has been completed with a bright and warm interior that references sunny Tel Aviv and its abundance of Bauhaus architecture. Tel Aviv has over 4,000 […]

Custom-made furniture takes centre stage in Ozone’s second London roastery

Coffee roaster Ozone has opened a new space inside an east London warehouse, featuring plywood interiors by local studio Box 9. Box 9 has created custom tables and bench seating to complement the bright and airy aesthetic of the restaurant and roastery. Located in Bethnal Green, it is the second venue that New Zealand-based Ozone has […]

Izumi’s latest Copenhagen restaurant is designed to reflect its Nordic-Japanese menu

Pan-Projects and Mok Architects drew upon Nordic and Japanese aesthetics to design this restaurant in Copenhagen, which features oak surfaces, translucent screens and paper lanterns. Izumi is a Danish restaurant chain, which serves Japanese food with Nordic influences. Its latest outlet occupies a busy street corner in Copenhagen’s northern suburb of Charlottenlund. The 120-square-metre restaurant […]

Chybik + Kristof stack wooden balconies inside Czech Republic’s House of Wine

Curved wood-panelled volumes designed to recall traditional Moravian wine cellars are stacked up in this Czech wine bar to create intimate tasting rooms. Located in Znojmo, a walled town in the Czech Republic’s winemaking region of Moravia, House of Wine is a wine bar and tasting rooms designed by Czech architects Chybik + Kristof. The […]

New Practice Studio infuses Manhattan tea house with natural materials and Asian motifs

White quartz, Venetian plaster and various types of wood feature in this bright and airy tea shop, designed by architecture firm New Practice Studio. The tea house, called Sage Collective, is located on the ground floor of a student dormitory in New York’s Nolita district. The 1,600-square-foot (150-square-metre), rectangular space was formerly occupied by a […]

Dark oak and aged copper create cosy atmosphere in Samara bistro by Mutuus Studio

Architecture practice Mutuus Studio used rustic materials and earth tones to create a “sense of timelessness and comfort” within a Seattle farm-to-table restaurant. Samara is located in a two-storey, 1920s building in the city’s Sunset Hill district. The eatery is named after a wing-shaped seed pod found on various trees, including elms and maples. The […]

Cow-print tiles and Tetris-style orange furniture feature in Russian cafe

Russian architect Eduard Eremchuk used Tetris-like orange modular furniture on wheels to solve the problem of limited space in a tiled cafe in Rostov-on-Don. And Y cafe is on a square next to the Don State Public Library in the city in southern Russia. With lots of universities in the area, the owner of And […]

Moroccan carpets line walls of Warsaw’s Aura cocktail bar

Heavy patterned carpets from Morocco and brass fixtures merge to form the rich interior of this cocktail bar in Warsaw, designed by architect Kacper Gronkiewicz. Set on the ground floor of a former tenement house that was built in the 19th century, Aura is in a small corner plot in Warsaw’s downtown Śródmieście Południowe neighbourhood. […]

West Village cookie shop decorated with palette of “biscuit beiges and chocolate browns”

US studio The New Design Project has decorated this West Village cookie shop with speckled terrazzo, beige tiles and creamy walls to reference the baked goods for sale. The Brooklyn studio was enlisted to design the Chip Cookies and Cream shop on Bleecker Street in Manhattan, following its completion of the first shop in Astoria, […]

Oscar Niemeyer’s Tea House in Brasília gets refresh by Bloco Arquitetos and Equipe Lamas

Design firms Bloco Arquitetos and Equipe Lamas used a mix of warm and cool materials in their refurbishment of a visitor centre in Brasília, designed by the late architect Oscar Niemeyer in the 1970s. The project, called the Revitalisation of Oscar Niemeyer’s Tea House, is located in the planned city of Brasília, which is the […]

Basic Coffee in Beijing is designed to be “like a live advertisement”

Design studio Office AIO has arranged partitions inside this pink-hued Beijing coffee shop to frame vignettes of customers enjoying their hot drinks. Set within a co-working space in Beijing’s Xian Yu Kou neighbourhood, Basic Coffee has been designed by locally-based Office AIO to spotlight the “orchestrated movements” of drinking coffee. “Like a live advertisement, these […]

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