Design for Dessert
It's not just the chef who earns a restaurant four stars
Deborah Wilk and Edie Cohen -- Interior Design, 7/1/2009 12:00:00 AM
project Gjelina, Los Angeles.
standout Partners Sam Marshall and Anthony Agriam, who subsequently formed Marshall & Agriam Studio, worked wonders with recycled or reclaimed materials including brick for the floor, oak planks for the ceiling, Douglas fir for the tables and charcuterie counter, and a century-old French bottle rack, now a chandelier.
photography Art Gray.
Agence Jouin Manku
project Oth Sombath, Paris.
standout Custom furniture and lighting translate Thai traditions in three dining rooms, in either bold orange, soft cream, or subtle gold.
photography Eric Laignel.
project Sushi Samba Strip and Sugarcane Lounge, Las Vegas.
standout At the latest iteration of a Japanese-Brazilian fusion chain, the ceiling is populated by ribbons of glass-reinforced gypsum-board and tubes of acrylic, bamboo, or copper, while graffiti murals by Felipe Yung wrap the walls.
photography Francis George and Francis Baytan.
project Departure, Portland, Oregon.
standout In this penthouse at the Nines hotel, nostalgic notions of air travel begin with an angular purple entry portal and continue in a dining room furnished to look like a first-class departure lounge.
photography Jeremy Bittermann.