argentine studio FOGUEL immerses guests in moon-inspired restaurant

argentine studio FOGUEL immerses guests in moon-inspired restaurant

in line with apollo’s 50th anniversary and the continuing fascination with the moon, an art direction studio based in buenos aires, FOGUEL, designed the interiors of a restaurant and cocktail bar inspired by the moon. every decision in the design process was guided by the concept of the astronomical body and all the feelings it evokes. following a minimal aesthetic and a monotone color palette, the interiors become spatial, inviting guests to an experience out of this universe.

all images © andres negroni



taking cues from the spherical shape of the moon, eugenia foguel of FOGUEL created an immersive bar filled with moon imagery. from half circle booths, to round midnight blue stools, every element of the design matches the theme. the bar also includes a long, communal table that illustrates the moon phases on its surface. the moonlight-inspired lighting design includes circular shapes and emanates an ambiance that emulates the different conditions that moonlight brings in nature.



the color palette explores a range of blue shades, changing in texture and materiality. blue walls contrast with more white-tinted, round mirrors. the blue leather-like finish of the booths complements the different enamel-covered tables. the backlit bar that shines through the bottles brings a starry quality to the space, completing the galactic atmosphere in the 2500 sqft space . 



project info:


architecture: ludmila timerman and candelaria gonzalez

design studio: FOGUEL

photography: andres negroni



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edited by: cristina gomez | designboom

  • architecture by Ludmila Timerman and Candelaria Gonzalez 🙂

    Eugenia Foguel says:

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