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pasta Bowl

Pasta bowl an Italian cuisine restaurant, is essentially a vibrant and a very down to earth restaurant. A very earthy and natural feel was desired and achieved for this restaurant with the material palette used. the design is supposed to give a feel of Italian beach side cafe. The design language used may not truly be Italian, but it is the quintessential feel of a southern European beach side cafe that was emulated in the design. being located in an Indian city the space deigned had to capture the imagination of the guest coming in. The site being a liner space played to a unique advantage.

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The Clock Tower

The clock tower is a theme based restaurant and brewery based in Gurgaon. The essential theme was to make a space where old friends meet and relive the memories of times spent together, with this theme we decided to give the building a complete makeover in terms of its facade and its entire interior design. The essential look of the building was desired to be that of an old school building in the Himalayan hills, “an old school nestled in the Himalayan hills”. A facade and a space that brings old memories in every guest to this restaurant, at the first glance of the building.

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FANTOM

Fantom, is an every day drinking place, a very informal space with a few nooks and hidden corners here and there. Fantom has a very unique american cafe feel, which has been achieved by heavy use of wood in slightly dark colors and a dark green paint color for the very american look. The site being a large hall to begin with had to be broken down into smaller niche areas to reduce the vastness of the space and put in smaller niches and areas that had some kind of a private feel.

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PIer 38

Pier 38 is inspired by the old characteristic theme of middle eastern docks and the feel of an old lazy shipping yard. Being located in a busy restaurant area adjoining a huge corporate office complex and competing with more than 50 other restaurant the design had to be a unique offering. The intent was to create a lazy dock for people to come, sit, relax and spend a lot of time there.

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vapour sohna road

vapour is a chain of restaurants, on the concept of a stock exchange, the restaurant had to be an informal place where their is visual connect among all guests, a feeling of a large gathering of people was desired to be generated where, everybody is in a bidding war for their drinks. A non imposing high ceiling large volume space has thus been achieved in this space using most materials as is in their natural finish.

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Effingut Brewerkz

After the successful story of one outlet, Effingut Brewerkz continues its journey with second outlet. Beers with Attitude, Revolution and Ambiance with a twist; Thats Effingut. While you cheer Manchester, you would be happy to find Archie comics in the book shelf. Designers have used plenty of wood that one can smell. Backdrop of speaker wall and the curve mirrors in washrooms is what one has to experience personally. A table hanging from the wall to “make you feel in air” on special occasions is amazing to see how bold and far an designer can go. It is combination of retro and modern feel.

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