The design of catering establishments is a world where at the same time there are hundreds of different trends that are difficult to keep track of. In this collection, we have collected the latest ideas for decorating cafes and restaurants in 2020.
Best Restaurants and Bar Design Trends 2020
Indian architecture studio Nudes designed Cardboard Cafe in Mumbai, created from cardboard. Of course, cardboard serves only as a finishing material, but literally covers everything: from walls to chairs and lamps. To make the surface function longer and less afraid of moisture, the countertops are waxed. The message of the idea is quite simple – this is the theme of ecology and the demonstrative use of biodegradable material.
The design of the Milky’s coffee shop in Toronto, created by Batay-Csorba, is emphasized minimalist: despite the ample space for tables, there is no furniture. The cafe decided to emphasize the idea of “coffee with you” and appeals to consumers who are always in a hurry. This was done, as it were, in contrast to the numerous institutions of the city, sharpened by communication and freelancers.
At the Amazon headquarters in Seattle, the famous spherical structure The Spheres (“Spheres”), a chic Willmott’s Ghost restaurant has opened up to beat the same spherical theme. The architects from Heliotrope Architects participated in the development of the room, and the interior design was conceived by Price Erickson. The aesthetics of the institution is to use a gentle pastel palette, elements of the Art Deco movement, and one of the key elements is white spheres, as if floating in the air.
The design of the Milk Train ice cream store is geared towards getting into social media and story feeds. The mini-cafe uses the image of a train, and the interior of the establishment resembles a carriage decorated in air and milk shades.
Perhaps the main luxury in Shanghai today is free space, so the owners of retail space are increasingly striving to create places in which people will be comfortable and where they can slowly make expensive purchases and orders. An example of such a space was the work of the studio Office Coastline. The concept of the establishment includes a shop, tea bar and lounge, and the interior is decorated in bright colors and in the spirit of minimalism.
Designed by YPYC Architects Hangzhou, China’s N² pastry shop, emphasizes the idea of ??an “intimate and gentle experience” of absorbing food. Minimalist atmosphere, white and pink tones balanced by dark gray, and a facade made of light-scattering bricks: everything was done so that the institution would be comfortable to spend time and arrange dates.
The Beijing ORIGINALFRESH Cafe boasts a bold fruit design that supports the theme of the fruit-based establishment’s menu. The cafe is focused on youth, a healthy lifestyle and Instagram culture. When choosing the concept, the authors were also inspired by the concept of Billboard Architecture of the 60-70s by architect Robert Venturi. The dominant design is a large motley fresco called Cutting Fruits (literally – “cutting fruit”). To somehow balance the brightness of the style, commercial equipment and other elements have simple shapes and white color.
The concept of the Opasly Tom restaurant in Warsaw is to serve national dishes inspired by slow food – a movement that emerged in the late 1980s, the essence of which is to use traditional cooking methods using local products. To interweave this idea with interior design, the Buck Studio from Wroclaw was brought in. An eclectic gamut of colors and textures was used to create an unforgettable impression of a classic dinner. The interior is interwoven with green and honey ribbed walls, velvet blue upholstery, multi-colored curtains, wooden furniture and warm shades of parquet and burl chests that look worn. One of the main elements of the decor is hanging lamps in the form of stacks of glass spheres. The restaurant has two levels and several zones with its own design, for example, a zone with an open kitchen,
The design idea for the Auburn restaurant in Los Angeles was conceived by John and Masha Kleinhampl from Klein Agency studio, who draw inspiration from the tradition of dinner parties that were held regularly in their home in Belgium. The aesthetics of a modern village restaurant, which is home minimalism, combined with an open plan. The interior is dominated by wood, which softens the atmosphere of the institution.
The design of AK-A’s Lollo’s Athene Greek restaurant was created using mainly two colors – white and dark green, which emphasizes the idea of ??an unpretentious Italian menu with simple dishes. The building has high ceilings and is visually divided into two levels, moreover, the coloring of the tops of the chairs is deliberately made in white. In the interior you can also find a bit of red. This color is used for window frames and wall lamps.
Although the atmosphere of the restaurant and bar should be different, but in the institution AI3 in Atlanta decided to go the other way. The premises of the AIX restaurant and the Tin Tin wine bar were united by a common idea inspired by the atmosphere of Provence, drawn from the chef Niki Leahy’s childhood. The sentimentality of the interior can be found in such elements as bead installations or Provencal tile patterns on the floor.
An elite bar-style coworking office opened in West London. Studioshaw design company commissioned Kindred to create a cozy and luxurious room, using materials with a fitting aura like brass and marble.
Creator Alexandra Hutchison of Studio Marlowe and chef Craig Harding opened a restaurant in Toronto inspired by Venice Beach in California. In particular, we are talking about art-oriented cues and the creative atmosphere of this place, which in spirit coincides with a specific area of ??the city. The walls of the establishment are playfully decorated with strokes of various consistencies and thicknesses, and blue color prevails in a bright color palette.
BeefBar Restaurant is one of the new luxurious Parisian entertainment. Incredibly high and glass ceilings set this place apart from others, creating a more Gothic aesthetic that most establishments try to avoid. Lush red seats complement dark brown tables, and the room itself in the middle shares a long blue sofa. Art Deco-style rooms inspire visitors with a play of light and colors, and Gabriele Fayella, one of the sous-chefs of the famous British chef Gordon Ramsay, delights visitors with his dishes.
The interior of the Portal Bar in Stockholm was designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune, which strives to stay away from pink and white motifs. The color of the establishment is designed in dark blue colors, and the walls and ceilings are decorated with fabulous illustrations in the form of otherworldly entities. The institution is a continuation of the restaurant of the same name, opened in 2016. In the bar, it was decided to make a more relaxed atmosphere where you can enjoy snacks, Scandinavian craft beer, cocktails and biodynamic wines.
There was a car repair shop in place of Jack Rose Restaurant Bar, which inspired Ivy Studio designers to use dark colors and industrial decor elements reminiscent of auto-theme. The institution has acquired a restrained masculine style in the spirit of an elite garage decorated with greenery.
The Lion Restaurant in Rome has an elegant and luxurious interior, hidden behind a rather modest facade. The purpose of this idea is that the bulk of the people do not know about the restaurant. To emphasize the idea of ??accessibility only for the elite, turquoise, gold and red colors and intricate decorative elements were used in the design. The Lion Restaurant’s menu serves classic Italian dishes.
As a rule, the design of all Chinese restaurants is somewhat similar, as it carries a common cultural heritage. All but the Chinese restaurant RedFarm, open in New York and London. The design studio Crème from Brooklyn decided to follow the lead of globalization and completely excluded the national Chinese flavor from the concept. Instead, the designers were inspired by the farmers market. Everything reminds of him here, from playful plaid sofa cushions to vegetation and wooden crates.
Studio Francesc Rifé from Barcelona has created the elegant design of the restaurant Merkato, which will be opened in a former airplane hangar. The space with high ceilings and industrial layout is more like a food court. As a color solution, preference is given to black color, which modern designers are increasingly finding non-traditional applications.
Mil Centro is an authentic Peruvian restaurant, designed by Estudio Rafael Freyre from Lima. The roof of the establishment, located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, is made of grass, in the traditional Peruvian style. The Mil Centro menu concept is defined as “a laboratory and experiment center in local gastronomy”. The restaurant itself is located in an incredibly beautiful and secluded area of the Andean Highlands, and a disappearing queñua tree grows in the courtyard.