Gray plaster coats the partitions, flooring and ceiling of this pared-back barbershop in Odessa, Ukraine, which additionally incorporates a tattoo parlour and wonder therapy rooms.
Situated in Odessa’s outdated city, Kult incorporates a desaturated color palette made up of commercial supplies similar to stone, glass, metal and plaster.
Because of tight time restrictions, locally-based Sivak & Companions had simply three months to develop the barbershop’s 100-square-metre inside. When the studio started work, the dilapidated website’s solely notable options have been a curved ceiling and wood flooring.
Because of this, the studio needed to provide you with fast and easy design options.
“There was no time to provide you with advanced and experimental design options, and there was no time for error,” recalled the studio. “Due to this fact, we simply aligned the partitions and coated it with specifically designed ornamental plaster for us, saving time.”
“While you work in a really accelerated mode, there isn’t any time to doubt your self, you instantly draw a transparent line with out trembling in your hand.”
A veiny stone reception desk sits within the centre of the barbershop, backed by a wall of stainless-steel panels. It has rows of tiny cabinets that brazenly show totally different grooming merchandise.
Surfaces all through have been roughly coated with pale-grey plaster, saving the studio from taking the time to prep and end every wall. The gray plaster has additionally been utilized throughout the present wood flooring, because it was too weak to resist the load of tiles.
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Geometric LED lights dangle down from the ceiling, illuminating every barber’s chair.
The barbershop needed to embrace a tattoo parlour and an area for finishing up pedicures. These rooms are which at the moment are tucked away behind reeded-glass partitions, and have been completed with cloud-print wallpaper.
Realising that there was nowhere for purchasers to loosen up, the studio has additionally created a mezzanine degree that is furnished with jet-black sofas and facet tables. It homes an extra therapy room that sits instantly beneath the constructing’s arched ceiling.
Different hanging barbershops embrace Juice in Toronto, which presents espresso within the entrance and haircuts within the again, and Chaps & Co in Dubai, which boasts smoked-oak joinery and backlit ceilings that emit “whisky-coloured” glow.
Images is by Anton Garets.