FMEL - MAISON SQUARE // Lausanne
Student Residence - interior architecture
The project for the Fondation Maisons pour étudiants Lausanne (FMEL) at Avenue de Sevelin 16, is set as part of a building composed of rooms and studios for university students in Lausanne.
Wishing to create a space for meetings and relaxation, the central atrium, which had previously been an empty space, was transformed in an “oasis” where students could organise social gatherings, small concerts or just to meet to eat, work and play.
AUBERGE DE BEAULIEU // LAUSANNE
Bar and Restaurant - interior architecture & branding
Neighbouring the Lausanne’s Art Brut museum, Auberge de Beaulieu is part of a city’s historic site.
Inspired by Brazilian modernism and a beach holiday, the interior design and branding were developed to cater to a wide ranging clientele, from various ages and backgrounds.
PERROQUET // LAUSANNE
Bar - interior architecture & branding
Situated Ruelle du Flon in Lausanne, the Perroquet Bar is part of the city’s active center.
Taking inspiration from the Victorian era, the Perroquet bar is a maximalist composition of plush velvet, oriental rugs, bodacious wallpapers, vintage furniture and a lot, a lot, of accessories.
bagatelle // lausanne
Night Club - art direction, furniture design
The Bagatelle project accompanies the transformation of one of Lausanne’s most iconic venues. Located in the elegant Galerie St-François near rue de Bourg, the nightclub was revamped following a change of management. For the new project, done collaboration with the new team, Studio Julia Christ created a set of bespoke modular furniture and curated a team of artists in order to create a dreamlike and colourful new decor.
The art direction was done by our studio and, working in partnership with the Lausanne collective Eezee, 5 local artists - L’original, CRBZ, Brenyard, Inso Mundo and Kim Straehler - and the Australian Steen Jones were selected to create this collective art work.
CAFè louve // lausanne
Bar and café - interior architecture & branding
Situated at Place Pépinet, in the heart of Lausanne, Café Louve is an elegant, yet laid back, cocktail bar.
Here, materials play the most important part in creating a cozy and polished atmosphere. Thought to the smallest of details, handmade oak tables are paired with the blue velvet bespoke banquette seating, walnut paneling and natural clay coated walls.
marius kirsch boulangerie & tea room // givrins
Bakery & Coffee shop - interior architecture
The project for boulangerie - pâtisserie Marius in Givrins is defined by the comfortable and warm atmosphere of its tea room and shop. Pastel tones, tailor-made furniture and a fine decorative intent gives it its sharp and family character. The choice of materials and furniture makes it a friendly and sophisticated place in reflecting the spirit of the house.
CAFè milo // nyon
Chain of coffee shops - full rebranding: F&B concept, interior architecture & branding
Café Milo is a small chain of coffee shops with two adresses in Nyon, one in Rolle and one in Mies.
Formerly called ‘Pain et Brioche’, the clients wanted to fully reinvent their brand.
We worked together on creating a new Food & Beverage concept, interior design and branding with the creation of a new logo, full visual identity and packaging.
l’Hectolitre // sion
Bar - interior architecture
The Hectolitre is a growlers-bar in Sion specialising in local craft beers. The project consisted of a global architectural concept and incorporates furniture and style inspired by contemporary English taprooms. In continuity with this sought-after atmosphere, a a mural was created to give a street feeling to the interior. The choice of materials, the lighting system consisting of a weaving installation of Gras lamps and the range of details and decoration contribute to the place’s laid back atmosphere of this beer bar.
taproom la nebuleuse // lausanne
Bar - interior design - in collaboration with La Nébuleuse
The Nébuleuse is a beloved young local brewery.
This project was done in collaboration with the Nébuleuse’s creative team. We worked together to improve their taproom by redesigning the existing space, adding new furniture and clearing out a wall to be dedicated to hosting temporary murals by local artists. The terrasse concept reflects the brand’s laid-back image and takes inspiration from sea-side venues.
elsalad villereuse // geneva
Restaurant - interior architecture
Located in an old photography shop in the Eaux-Vives neighbourhood in Geneva, this is Elsalad’s second restaurant. The finesse of the design and atmosphere created by the use of natural materials, neutral tones and careful detailing reflets the brand’s own values.
The transformation from commercial venue to restaurant required careful planning and everything in this space was custom designed to allow for an optimum use the small space available. A functional and warm dining space featuring custom made furniture in solid oak, herringbone tiling, corrugated sheets and greenery was created as well as a functional counter and service area.
pavillion bar & kitchen // lausanne
Bar and Restaurant - interior architecture & branding
The Pavillon’s interior accentuates craftsmanship through the primary use of natural materials and bespoke features, such as handmade oak tables, white marble, bespoke brass overhanging shelves, which reflects the bar’s own soul and mission to deliver good quality traditional food and drinks.
villa moët et chandon // locarno
Locarno film festival - scenography
‘Villa Moët’ was a temporary venue for Moët & Chandon to host events during the Locarno Film Festival, in particular, the festival’s official opening party and the M&C Excellence Award party, honouring Juliette Binoche.
Set at Villa San Quirico, a typical Ticino house, the interior design had to display the Brand's main lines of products, respectively translated into 3 lounges: Excellence Lounge (Imperial), Boudoir Black-Tie (Rosé) and Cabinet of Curiosities (Grand Vintage 2006). Mixing the brand's classic elements with focused design pieces, such as the hand-made dressmaker mannequins or the quirky antiques collection in the Cabinet of Curiosities, gave the final design an eccentric refinement.
Caffè Bellini // lausanne
Bar & Restaurant - interior architecture & branding
Caffè Bellini is a contemporary Italian restaurant and bar, located on an 18th century building in the historical centre of Lausanne (la Cité), Switzerland.
With a young adult public in mind, the concept for the interior design was inspired by the “best of holidays in Italy”, mixing elements and colours from the country’s vibrant and traditional street markets and remarkable cinema.