For the main dining area, the original seat upholstery of a 1940’s settee was removed, cleaned, restuffed with new batting and foam, and adorned with an ink drawing by Rafael Scur. Photograph by Eric Laignel.
Shea also painted the main dining area’s ceiling and fiberglass chairs. The number “1,” rendered in bottle caps on a structural column in reference to the site’s former in- carnation, is an artwork by Emma Cotter. Photograph by Eric Laignel.
Jason Rogenes’s installation of Styrofoam packing material covers the ceiling in the lounge, with its sofa cobbled together from wine barrels. Fashion designer Aimee Grubel wrapped the structural column in fabric scraps. Photograph by Eric Laigen.