a 30-meter bar dominates projekt praga's perłowa beerhouse in lublin
a 30-meter bar dominates projekt praga's perłowa beerhouse in lublin a 30-meter bar dominates projekt praga's perłowa beerhouse in lublin
aug 02, 2016

a 30-meter bar dominates projekt praga's perłowa beerhouse in lublin


the ‘perłowa beerhouse’, currently managed by perła brewery, is located in one of a cluster of buildings belonging to the historic vetter brewery. designed by polish firm projekt praga, the flagship bar is dominated by a single 30-meter long counter, around which all guests gather to socialize and drink.

walls, doors, and windows are hidden behind wooden slats
images © rafał kłos




projekt praga deploys various materials to form a harmonious environment. zinc sheet is used for the counter, atop a custom steel base, referencing traditional brewing culture and equipment. lead grey concrete flooring is warmed with oak slats that flank the bar on all sides. above the service area is a suspended shelving system filled with amber-colored glass bottles and drink glasses, with lighting provided via a bespoke neon installment. the ‘perłowa beerhouse’ has a mirrored ceiling to effectively double the visual height of the interior.

custom-made steel countertop detail

projekt praga perłowa beerhouse lublin poland
full space

neon lighting, installed above the counter

projekt praga perłowa beerhouse lublin poland
ceiling detail

a mirrored-ceiling doubles the visual height of the space

bar view

projekt praga perłowa beerhouse lublin poland
amber-colored glass bottles hang above the bar



project info:


location: bernardyńska 15, lublin, poland
architects: projekt praga
design team: marcin garbacki, karolina tunajek, katarzyna pyka, zuzanna bujacz, piotr lutarewicz
visual identity: alina rybacka-gruszczyńska
photography: rafał kłos



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edited by: nick brink | designboom

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