Madrid-based studio Lucas y Hernández-Gil has used reflective supplies, neon lighting and sundown colors to create intense interiors for a bar in Seville.
Known as Bare and Well-known, the bar comprises a collection of rooms that discover extraordinarily completely different moods, because of various colors, supplies and lighting circumstances.
Based on architect Cristina Domínguez Lucas, co-founder of Lucas y Hernández-Gil, the purpose was create to a visible expertise that echoes the style sensations of the assorted cocktails on supply.
“We hope to accentuate the expertise of cocktail consuming by reaching an environment of saturated tones the place visible notion establishes connections with the sense of style,” she instructed Dezeen.
Bare and Well-known is the most recent enterprise from the workforce behind the favored Seville restaurant Casaplata, which opened within the Spanish metropolis in 2018.
Whereas the cocktail bar has a equally modern really feel, with industrial-style supplies and daring varieties, the design is far more immersive.
You arrive by way of a mirror-lined foyer, meant to play along with your notion of area.
From right here, a tall arched doorway leads by to a room the place every little thing is a vivid shade of pink.
There are two extra areas to find.
One is a softly lit room colored in midnight blue, described by Lucas as an area of “silence and shadows”.
The opposite is a laboratory-inspired room that includes a cocktail bar framed by metallic surfaces. Argon-blue lighting provides the room a turquoise glow.
“Right here we discover ourselves surrounded by metalised tones and reflections, simply as in a fantastic cocktail shaker,” stated Lucas.
The design takes inspiration from the sunshine artworks of Dan Flavin and James Turrell, in addition to the work of Milton Avery. The color palette relies on the colors of the sky throughout sundown hours.
The lighting results are amplified by the mixture of multi-textural and see-through supplies, notably the corrugated and perforated steel that varieties inner partitions, and the acoustic foam on the ceiling.
The rooms have been furnished with bespoke tables and chairs designed by Lucas y Hernández-Gil’s furnishings studio, Kresta Design.
Based mostly on the types of kitchen utensils, these designs characteristic cone shapes, splayed legs, high-gloss surfaces and velvet upholstery.
Lucas and associate Fernando Hernández-Gil Ruano based their studio in 2007.
Different accomplished tasks embody the La Hermandad de Villalba guesthouse and the Juana Limón cafe in Madrid.
The pictures is by Juan Delgado.