Our favourite picks from the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2020 shortlist
From Michelin-starred establishments to burger vans, the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards showcases every imaginable space.
With entries from over 100 countries, the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 12th edition covers every design of food and beverage space, from Michelin-starred establishments to dynamic pop-ups.
As a globally recognized competition, it hosts a judging panel of thirty six industry leading figures that will vote for the best work to be awarded during the virtual ceremony, on October 15, 2020.
Dig through DesignWanted’s selection of the best projects among the shortlist in this year’s edition.
Meland Club by X+Living – Wuhan, China
Following the thematic fantasy kingdom narrative of the children’s playground it is part of, this restaurant shows chimney-like columns covered with transparent pale pink bubbles and a simulated scene of the sky.
Inside the ‘bubbles’ there is the play area for the children, and parents can easily look after their children as the dining tables are distributed around the ‘bubbles’.
Biggy by BUCK.STUDIO – Wroclaw, Poland
Described as “unplugged minimalism that inspires bold consumption“, this urban bar is a place where the casual vibe of street food gets along with a geometric rhythm of materials and an electric primary colors palette.
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Ran Guo Japanese Hotpot by okamoto deguchi design – Beijing, China
With a hanami-like ambience, this fine dining restaurant aims to create a relaxing atmosphere.
Bringing an interesting visual experience, it uses countless wood carvings on visually overlapping façades, creating a walking path inspired by the feeling of wandering through alleys in Japan.
Embers by Curvink Architects – Taipei, Taiwan
Made out of steam curved wood, this bar design shaped like a nest was formed in-place from top to bottom with a final horizontal cut on the bentwood tree bar which invites guests to have a drink while food is being prepared in the central counter.
Dyce by FormRoom – London, UK
This playful ice-cream store design portrays a dynamic and fantastical interior brand identity with a conceptual take on desserts such as melting ice cream and bubble tea.
Showing fusion of surrealism and youthfulness, it incorporates elements that invite playful interaction for media platforms like Tik Tok or Snapchat.
Zhuyeqing Green Tea by X+Living -Chengdu, China
Filling the space with wooden ‘clouds and mountains’, this tea store meets the functional requirement of displaying products, but also contributes to the aesthetic composition within space, providing consumers with a variety of perspectives.
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