Barn doors were starting to bore me. Sliding door - rustic wood, walnut or dark stain?
This timber bench uses an unfinished natural timber and a varnish finished counter top to create a contrast in materials. The finish on the counter top also is protective so that it can withstand ware and tare of the tasks carried out on this surface.
A timber herringbone pattern has cleverly been adhered to this bulkhead to hide a structural necessity and make it an attractive design feature that creates a frame for the the pendant lights positioned in front.
The interior of this cafe has used a raw finished light timber in both furniture and cladding to break up and create intimacy in a large open space. Keeping the timber raw and light gives it a soft presence that contrasts against the sharp linear lines of of the structures themselves.
This feature timber wall design is ideally suited in this interior space. This is a smoke house and so the textured patterned element is perfect for the rustic charm of its environment.
Timber flooring has been used to line the ceiling of this cafe helping to create the sense of a lower ceiling level as well as absorbing some of the environmental noise.