process5 turns dinner parties into art at secession restaurant, japan process5 turns dinner parties into art at secession restaurant, japan
mar 24, 2014

process5 turns dinner parties into art at secession restaurant, japan

process5 turns dinner party in artwork with ‘secession restaurant’ in japan
images © stirling elmendorf photography
all images courtesy of process5




japanese design studio process5 has created a restaurant based on the vienna secession art movement. drawing from the concept ‘dinner party that turns to art’, the building located in wakayama prefecture in japan, has its main focus inscribed on the exterior façade in german, ‘cooking is still an art’. wanting to offer guests an experience that draws similarities to the famous austrian era, the lavish experience of dining is enhanced with dishes that are assembled as if mini creations in their own right. the resulting atmosphere is the combination of joyful interactions and time spent with fellow guests, graceful service and walls lined with famous works by renowned painters.


exterior view of the restaurant that is based on the vienna secession movement


view of the entrance


the restaurant’s dining room


the concept for the restaurant was based around the idea of food being art


the design was heavily influenced by the artwork


food becomes another form of artwork



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