THE NET CAFE REFUGEES: Japan’s Disposable Workers

The first time Fumiya, 26, spent a night at the internet cafe, other people’s snoring and footsteps kept him awake throughout the night. Since that sleepless night, ten months have passed and a little noises like that no longer bother…

WALTER’S COFFEE: The Breaking Bad Café In Istanbul

In Istanbul, coffee lovers are satisfying their caffeine addiction at a Breaking Bad-themed café called Walter’s Coffee Roastery. Inspired by the hit TV show, entrepreneur Deniz Kosan set out to make his very own meth lab – albeit without the…

CREATING A RESTAURANT WEBSITE

Are you designing a website for a restaurant? In order to create a proper website for people, you should start think in the same way they do. When it comes to designing a gorgeous restaurant website, what should you put…

THE PENNETHORNE’S CAFE BAR IN LONDON BY SHH ARCHITECTS

Somerset House, one of London’s major cultural institutions, is now home to the brand new café and bar Pennethorne’s. Situated on the west face of the neoclassical building, looking out onto Lancaster Place and Waterloo Bridge, the new day-to-night venue…

THE CAKE: Pastry Shop In Kiev By 2B Group

Architecture firm 2B.Group have recently completed The Cake, a modern French pastry shop in Kiev, Ukraine. Architects disputed about name for the design longer than worked on it, which took record-breaking shortest term: four months from first sketches till open…

MOBILE HOSPITALITY (Mobile Gastfreundschaft) By Chmara.Rosinke

Vienna-based design and architecture studio Chmara.Rosinke has developed “Mobile Hospitality”. The project manifests itself as a portable wheelbarrow kitchen, dining table and 10 folding stools, including functional aspects such as a pump for running water, pots for growing spices and…

THE FUTURE OF DINE-OUT: Interface Design From Pizza Hut

It's been over a year since we've seen interactive restaurant tables in the news, but here comes a new one from Pizza Hut. Yes, the American fast food joint is hoping that if their deep-dish pizzas aren't enough to get…

JIRO ONO: Creator Of The World’s Most Luxurious Sushi

Jiro Ono is the most famous luxury sushi chef in the world. He’s shot to fame in recent years since the release of the American documentary, Jiro Dreams of Sushi, in 2011. The popular documentary centers on Jiro’s life and…

MALA BUZA BAR In Dubrovnik Old Town

Beneath the southern walls of the Old Town of Dubrovnik (Croatia) lies Buža beach and the same named bar.  In the dialect of Dubrovnik, buža means “hole”. In this case, it refers to the hole-in-the-wall that leads to a swimming…

ATRIUM CHAMPAGNE BAR by Foster + Partners

Arriving guests pass through the ground floor lounge, and ascend to a dedicated hotel lobby and champagne bar on the first floor, housed within the hotel‚ a main spatial event‚ a nine-storey high pyramid, clad entirely in white marble, with…

THE FULLY-AUTOMATED TOKYO SUSHI RESTAURANT

On a video from BBC's Spencer Kelly shows a crazy automated sushi restaurant in Tokyo. The restaurant is like the ultimate conveyor belt sushi experience. Not only are dishes delivered to the table via conveyor belt, but a tableside touchscreen…

LITTLE SHOP CURRY IN TOKYO

It's a small, 14-seat shop run by a husband and wife duo that is only open 11:00 - 14:30 Mon-Sat. If you get there when they open, you'll wait in line. If you get there early and get in when…

SCALA VINOTECA: Wining & Dining In Athens

Scala Vinoteca is a real metropolitan diamond and the newest entry into mature wining and dining. Yet not in Milan or New York, but in Athens.  When it comes to enjoying a fine plate of octopus carpaccio, tiradito shrimps, or…

FARMHOUSE: The Genuine, Honest, Simple And Modest Restaurant

'Farmhouse is a union of design and craft; a close-knit collaboration between designer and carpenter. Inspired by rustic, 19th century European homes, Farmhouse is a 33sqm, 20 seat communal dining restaurant constructed from salvaged and recycled material. An individual ethos…

KONOBA OLIVA IN ILOVIK ISLAND (CROATIA)

The Croatian cuisine is specific for every region. Croatia offers own most popular domestic dishes and specialties: of the cold plates these are for example the famous dalmatian or Istrian prosciutto, cheese from Pag or Lika, sheep cheese, kulen from…