The Coco Pub in Bucharest, Romania, designed by the young team at , displays a mix of inspiring industrial design warmed with wood and flaunting a British twist. The Romanian pub showcases custom details that shape a cozy environment for having a drink with friends.
has a warm and masculine vibe. Framed sports memorabilia line the walls, and mirrors help to visually enlarge the space. “Mirrors are seen as typical elements often found in British pubs, which in this case mark a game of duality and give the impression of an augmented space,” the designers say.
The Coco Pub is naturally appealing to sports fans. But don’t let the final result fool you; the design process required some creative problem-solving, the designers say: “Given that we had to make the best of every inch of the space, which is rather cozy, the major interventions are based on creativity, excellent space organization and furniture design, all sprinkled with decorative items, textures and materials used in unconventional ways.”
“The use of wood as one of the starting points of the design aims to offer a reinterpretation of the classic pub concept, meeting the requirements of the contemporary urban context of Bucharest,” they say. “Defined by warm shades and atypical diagonal cladding, the wooden texture renders coherence and dynamism to the whole space.
“The configuration of the floor finishes, consisting of natural stone and wooden ‘carpets,’ draws the fine lines for the interior organization, circulation and seating areas. Colors span a monochrome palette, from light gray to anthracite and even black, while yellow accents together with wooden and copper elements offer a strong vibration to the space.”
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