10 restaurants for pigging-out in style during Chinese New Year

February 8, 2019

To celebrate Chinese New Year and the Year of the Pig, we’ve collected examples of Chinese restaurants with mouth-watering interiors from around the world. Atlas Kitchen by New Practice Studio New York firm New Practice Studio designed this restaurant in Manhattan with natural hues, and quirky illustrations on the walls by artist Qiu Anxiong. Located on the Upper West Side, the eatery features cream walls, a light wood ceiling, pops…


New York bodegas inform interiors of Genuine Liquorette bar in London

January 20, 2019

AvroKO blended the aesthetic of street corner convenience stores in New York with the 1970s to design this cocktail bar in central London, which features retro checkered floors and bright neon signage. Occupying a Victorian-era building in London’s Fitzrovia neighbourhood, Genuine Liquorette has been designed by AvroKO to feature a host of nostalgic decor details that recall old-school New York City bodegas – small convenience stores that sell alcohol and groceries….


Fijal House by Mole Architects borrows details from Ely cathedral

July 25, 2018

The sawtooth brick facades and steeply pitched roof of this house designed by Mole Architects in Ely, Cambridgeshire, are derived from architectural features found at the city’s famous cathedral. The Cambridge-based studio¬†was tasked with developing a two-storey family house on a plot in Ely’s central conservation area. Fijal House replaces a garage on a site that was intended to accommodate another property when the street originally was laid out in…