Develop studio Jouin Manku get dangle of designed a original ogle for the restauarant on the Hotel Plaza Athénée, located in Paris, France.
About the venture
To make a modern ogle for the bar and restaurant on the Plaza Athénée in Paris, François Delahaye and Alain Ducasse known as all but again on the abilities of the Jouin Manku kind studio, entrusting Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku with the interior style of these two spaces. Right here’s the continuation of a longstanding relationship: Patrick Jouin had already labored on the bar and restaurant here on three separate times (2000, 2001, 2004), even sooner than his partnership with Sanjit Manku.
In 2000, his intrepid, up-to-the-minute technique propelled the Plaza Athénée bar into the list of the field’s most unique addresses. In the same technique, his sleek decor for the Alain Ducasse restaurant, an spectacular interpretation of aged kind codes, has confirmed highly influential.
In 2014 the belief used to be to push the boundaries even additional and suggest a truly original imaginative and prescient for these two spaces. Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku get dangle of conceived a venture fat of delusion and style, that includes key architectural sides that showcase the savoir-faire of various craftspeople.
For the Plaza Athénée, Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku labored in a design equivalent to the gargantuan vogue designers by surrounding themselves with maybe the most talented craftspeople to develop every little thing of the bar and restaurant a chunk of the imaginative and prescient.
As you enter the restaurant, your attention is drawn to the broad polished stainless-steel domes on the bottom that reflect the hundreds of floating crystals of the ceiling chandelier, maybe the most fantastic retained part of the restaurant’s broken-down kind. These supreme-scaled and weird and wonderful domed shapes produce the backrest of banquettes the effect diners can sit down, or display veil off groups of tables and chairs. These domes, a witty and sublime twist on the aged domed plate quilt are made by ‘Meilleur Ouvrier de France’ – Matinox and Atelier Pierre-Yves Le Floc’h.
A striking timber alcove wraps itself spherical a single table the effect diners receive a dedicated provider and get dangle of the benefit of increased privacy. The outdoors of the alcove is in unfinished timber, fabricated from strips of crooked oak joined collectively in a shape pretty paying homage to the hull of a fishing boat. This piece of ‘micro-structure’ provides a straightforward enviornment material –wood– a theatrical presence within the general decor.
At the same time it highlights the general personality of the venture, which places itself someplace between refined simplicity and sublime authenticity. Nestled all over the wood shell is a leather-primarily based mostly banquette that fills the width of the alcove whereas the alcove’s internal ground of moulded plaster is completed with a gruesome motif: the ticket of the restaurant’s inclined monitors, that were decorated with embroidered details of vegetables. Like spirits of the previous, their stylised value stays.
Opinion kind: Agence Jouin Manku | Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku
Interior structure and furnishings kind: Agence Jouin Manku – Agence Patrick Jouin iD
Architects: ORYStudios d’Architecture
Mission leaders: Agence Jouin Manku (Anna Leymergie, Andy Migevant, Bruno Pimpanini, Luciano Bon, Tania Cohen)
Lights dressmaker: Philippe Almon | Ph. A Concepteurs Lumière & Develop
Pictures (c) Pierre Monetta