Kinoya Bistro Japonais by Jean de Lessard

Category: Restaurant Published on 05 Nov, 2012 Tags: , , , ,
1-kinoya-bistro-japonais-by-jean-de-lessard

Since the recent opening of Japanese bistro Kinoya on Saint-Denis Street in Montréal, the Irasshaïmase salutes have not stopped in this izakaya, the Japanese answer to the tapas bar. Modern yet imbued with tradition, this little gem of Japanese cuisine deserved for its jewel case nothing but an unusually inventive design. Created by the talented designer Jean de Lessard, who had carte blanche for this project, the volumes and shapes of great simplicity are making this space shine with a total casual chic.

Although the interior stone and brick covering had to be kept, the metamorphosis is radical in this once darken place. “Any trace of the previous Italian restaurant with its huge pizza ovens has disappeared. One can now enjoy the show of performing Japanese chefs in their open kitchen ”, explains Jean de Lessard. Changes to the existing circulation axis, as well as the creation of new viewpoints with different ambiances have given the space an amazing sense of dynamism and fluidity.

(Click images for full size photos)

images © M David Giral

Recommended:

Balthazar Champagne Bar - Hotel D'Angleterre by Space Copenhagen
Yorkville Penthouse II by Cecconi Simone
HoHum restaurant in Seoul by M4
My Fluffy Friend's Pet Shop in Vancouver by MCM Interiors
Coffee Shop in Athens by 314 Architecture Studio
Fiesta Del Vino Wine Bar by mode:lina
ASTERISK in Beijing by SAKO Architects
Prahran Hotel in Melbourne by Techne Architects
Moriyuki Ochiai Architects created an Aluminium Flower Garden for the Hana Restaurant
Odessa Restaurant in Kiev by YOD Design Lab
The Terrace Restaurant at London Zoo by SHH Architects
Lajeunesse Residence in Montréal by NatureHumaine
Tom Dixon unveils Éclectic restaurant in Paris
‘O Petit en 'K’ restaurant in Bordeaux by Hekla
Janet Echelman’s Aerial Sculpture in Vancouver
Vino Veritas Eco-Gastrobar Oslo by Masquespacio
De Gaspé House by la SHED architecture, Montréal
The Hole Idea by Weiss Architecture & Urbanism Limited
Tumamigui Sushi Restaurant in Tokyo by nendo
Starbucks Express Format Store in New York

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


9 − = six

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

 

Submit Your Work