mut architecture: bar le cercle, paris mut architecture: bar le cercle, paris
jan 21, 2010

mut architecture: bar le cercle, paris

le cercle bar by mut architecture all images courtesy brigitte bouillot

international firm mut architecture have recently completed the le cercle bar for a private club in paris.

they were asked to adhere to a ‘classical british’ aesthetic –  toward something representing such a theme, they decided on using cricket balls for the main element of the bar. it is composed of 3200 deep red cricket balls. the interior is furnished with chesterfield furniture, continuing the theme

for the back-bar they created something akin to a city skyline by chopping thick pine beams at random lengths on which the bottles are stacked.  the lights from above, and an array of candles, lit daily, passes through the glass and the translucent alcohol casting shadows.  

  • What a load of balls….

    ewan says:
  • More balls than most

    Hans says:
  • kitch.

    Pimpão says:
  • kitsch is written with an ‘s’ between the ‘t’ and the ‘c’.

    thomas gravemaker says:
  • how permanent is it? bet people will get the itch to pick it off.

    beeline says:
  • stupid … is this hygiennic?

    ardesmida says:
  • why?????

    Adam C says:
  • I’m bowled! Are the bats lining the ceiling d;-)

    Jetwax says:

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