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Design Trade

Design Trade featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

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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The Urban Foundry

TUF is a hangout that blends into its neighbouring infrastructure, yet contrasting it with a feel that makes you enjoy a rustic foundry ambience. Raw industrial design from ceiling to floor, the designers have incorporated its concept into everything that they have put into place. From container bars to tables that have been suspended from the ceiling with the help of chains and clamps, they have worked on smallest details. One of the key features is that designers have incorporated the magic of kinetic energy in movement through large gears on wall that compliments overall masculine look.

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Rook

The word Rook means tower and it was chosen metaphorically to hint a strategy game on an entertainment chessboard. The design concept based on the contrasting nature of White and Black, created an interplay between old and new allowing various metaphors to enable this link between past and present. While taking into account the building history and location, elements of adaptive reuse were employed accentuated by materials and patterns in order to emit the element of time from a minimalist perspective.

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Urban Contemporary

The flagship and the newest international five star hotel in West Jakarta, located in Podomoro City Super Block, and twenty five minutes from Soekarno Hatta Airport, Pullman Jakarta Central Park is an upscale contemporary hotel offers a unique concept of hospitality through the integration of the shopping mall, office and leisure entertainment options. It has also adopted a refreshing mix of high technology hospitality, industrial raw, modern museum and glamorous urban living design as its signature.

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Bronx

Bronx, located in market where every other building is a restaurant, has been designed as a completely different PUB and Brewery. A dual staircase that connects all four floors of this building creates a unique and a novel element not seen before. Characterized by finishes in material that are kept natural, this brewery stands out from the rest in the crowd.

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Downtown CitySpa

A contemporary day spa activity playing conceptually with location over ancient ruins, the dyadic nature of old and new, roots as indication of interconnection and the concept of gold as indication of luxury.The design concept refers to an urban spa environment that offers spiritual and physical stimuli to city dwellers or travelers that choose to stay in the proximity. It is located in a modernist building completely adapted to its new use.

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