ARKA Flower Store / Maly Krasota Design
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Design studio Maly Krasota developed a mission for a brand new flower cafe in Kharkiv – ARKA flower store – a spot the place you can’t solely purchase a bouquet, select your property decor, but in addition simply drink espresso. The identify “Arka” (Eng. “Arc”) – got here from the primary flower store, which was situated in Kiev, actually within the arch – the passage to the constructing courtyard.
Subsequently, for the brand new retailer it was determined to make use of the form of an arch within the inside parts. Show instances for adornment, mirrors and ornamental panels have been specifically developed for this. The shop is situated within the basement. And it was essential to maneuver away utterly from the sensation of the dungeon. The house must be mild and ethereal regardless of the dearth of home windows and pure mild.
The structure is pretty easy and consists of two areas – a flower and decor store and a restaurant. Colour vary – pink-beige, with nuanced transitions between supplies. One of many major attention-grabbing objects within the house is the flower fridge. Positioned in the course of two areas, on the entrance, this fridge is within the type of a greenhouse with stained glass – within the parts of which there are additionally arched parts. The idea of the furnishings parts is taken from easy geometric shapes: dice, cylinder and circle. For instance, a further seating space for espresso is made from pink cubes.
The furnishings has been specifically designed and chosen to have the ability to be moved freely. And the house might be remodeled for the holding of masterclasses and particular occasions. Quite a lot of pendant lights within the form of a ball had been used for lighting. And likewise loads of furnishings lights and neon indicators. This made the house full of mild and enhanced the ornamental impact of the world.