Dressing A Showcase in Stone
Materiality plays a big role in the functionality, sustainability, and aesthetic of public and private spaces for home, culture, and play. Designing a Coverings’16 Showcase was an opportunity to play with material goods, disrupt the norm, and highlight stone products to reflect a sense of place and playful spirit in a boutique hotel lobby.
Rock ‘n’ roll addicts, we’ve spent many formative and memorable evenings, ear plugs in place, at renown rock venues. The best venues seem to have as Gibson Guitars so eloquently wrote: “…a raggedly dilapidated quality that feels part and parcel of rock music itself.”
So when renovating a venue as we’re doing right now, how do we retain its inherent authenticity, vibe, and heritage?
Classic Office with Magical Surprises
A little known fact about the Levy Restaurants President/CEO was that he loved performing magic tricks to capture the attention of clients. Classic and clever millwork with secret compartments enabled magical gift-giving, such as an illusionary handing out of sports tickets or restaurant vouchers.
Airport Dining Takes Flight
Orville & Wilbur’s Wings Just Right was a Levy Restaurants concept created for airport and sports arena food courts. The fun, yet focused design infused a typical counter-style experience with aviation imagery while referencing the historical magnitude of the Wright Brothers history.
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