Inside design agency Ohlo Studio used supplies that evoke the “rustic sophistication” of Italy to create the interiors of Dough Pizza restaurant in Perth.
Dough Pizza takes over a unit of Westfield Whitford Metropolis buying centre which lies simply north of central Perth.
Regionally based mostly Ohlo Studio was tasked with designing the interiors and got down to create an aesthetic that, just like the restaurant’s title, is “timeless and no-fuss”.
The studio additionally needed the house to texturally mirror Italy and the nation’s “rustic sophistication”.
“It wanted to evoke a definite environment and persona reinforcing the cultural heritage behind the meals,” defined the studio.
On one aspect of the restaurant, burnt-red tiles have been used to line the decrease half of the wall.
Simply in entrance lies a seating banquette upholstered in taupe-coloured cloth, accompanied by picket tables and white wicker eating chairs. Slim disc-like pendant lights have been suspended from the ceiling straight overhead.
The identical crimson tiles clad the central bar counter. It is surrounded by picket fold-out excessive chairs, the place clients can sit and eat inside view of the open kitchen or seize a fast drink.
A wall on the alternative aspect of the restaurant has been utterly lined in hessian, which extends right down to cowl a chunky plinth that runs in entrance.
The plinth serves as a base for a sequence of tobacco-hued cushioned seats that may be simply pushed collectively or aside to go well with different-sized teams of diners.
Homely decor parts akin to ceramic vases, potted crops and tiny lamps have been dotted all through to evoke the identical really feel as a “neighbourhood Italian espresso bar”.
Giant photographic prints that seize scenes from sun-drenched Italian seashores have additionally been mounted on the partitions.
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In a bid to distinction the industrial setting of the buying centre, the studio has utilized the identical number of heat supplies used contained in the restaurant to its exterior.
“The tiled bar puncturing the facade additionally prompts the boundary and creates a playful entry,” added the studio.
Ohlo Studio was based by inside architect Jen Lowe and relies in Perth’s South Fremantle suburb.
The studio’s Dough Pizza challenge is one among a number of fashionable Italian eateries throughout Australia. Others embrace Glorietta by Alexander & Co, which options picket furnishings and a caged rattan ceiling.
There’s additionally Pentolina by Biasol, which has worn concrete partitions and pink-marble fixtures to emulate the materiality of Historic Rome.