'pissaro' dining by michael young
'pissaro' dining by michael young 'pissaro' dining by michael young
dec 16, 2008

'pissaro' dining by michael young

‘pissaro’ dining interior all images © michael young

british designer michael young has recently designed ‘pissarro’, the interior of a new contemporary french restaurant named after the famous french artist, located in the city centre of hong kong. with his design he explored various handcraft and industrial processes from factories in china to create a warm environment in the restaurant. together with leading engineers he produced CNC panels of aluminum each with different designs embedded into them using a paper folding technique. in homage to pissaro, young abstracted his work digitally and created each panel that contains 26, 400 pieces of paper. each of the glass lights were made in a small village workshop, blown by himself.

‘pissaro’ dining interior

‘pissaro’ dining interior

‘pissaro’ dining interior

‘pissaro’ dining

hand blown glass lighting

unveiling the panels

various designs of paper folding used for each panel

the panel construction process

panel process experimentation

more: http://www.michael-young.com

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