atelier sérgio rebelo completes 'odeon' bar in the bohemian heart of tallinn
 

atelier sérgio rebelo completes 'odeon' bar in the bohemian heart of tallinn

atelier sergio rebelo, in collaboration with designer mary jordan, complete ‘odeon’ — a bar, restaurant, and club dedicated to creative communities. odeon is a contemporary social club in the bohemian heart of estonia’s capital city tallinn. the design team aimed to generate an atmosphere which exudes elegance and expresses a leafy ambience framed with copper hues, a warm corridor and giant mirrored pillars throughout the space. the space is situated within an industrial neighborhood — characterized by 19th century-era textile and metal factories — which is now considered to be among the most rapidly developing areas of the city.

odeon sergio rebelo
all images by felix laasme

 

 

with the introduction of odeon, sergio rebelo and mary jordan bring new life to a mid-century soviet building. the space is flooded with natural light with views that are both urban and quiet. inspired by the sequential spatial organization of a train, the layout begins with the restaurant’s vestibule, with two large vintage chandeliers at an entrance filled with art and eclectic artifacts.

odeon sergio rebelo

 

 

guests next encounter a lounge and dining area expressive of the classic diners of california, here translated with a new and unexpected combination of materials: terrazzo panels, handcrafted tile, rosewood, copper and recycled plastic chairs. at the far end, guests discover a warm colored room clad with orange wool and cork wall finishing — during the day this room is used for private events while it is dedicated to music and dancing in the evening. the materials have been developed in collaboration with companies in portugal, estonia and france. the pavements have been customised by RMC, the tiles are handcrafted in portugal by the company viúva lamego, the wool fabric has been produced by burel and the recycled-plastic chairs have color matched to blend with the spatial environment.

odeon sergio rebelo odeon sergio rebelo odeon sergio rebelo odeon sergio rebelo odeon sergio rebelo odeon sergio rebelo odeon sergio rebelo odeon sergio rebelo odeon sergio rebelo

 

 

project info:

 

project title: odeon

design direction: atelier sérgio rebelo + mary jordan

collaborators: joana portela, martin saar, jaanus haallik

location: 82 kopli, tallinn, estonia

photography: felix laasme

    have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
    all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

    comments policy
    LOG IN
    designboom's comment policy guidelines
    generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
    the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

    what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
    let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

    - please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
    - please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
    - please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
    - please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
    - please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
    (there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
    in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
    the best 100-200 entries too.)

    a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

    PRODUCT LIBRARY

    a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

    design news

    ×
    keep up with our daily and weekly stories
    492,664 subscribers
    - see sample
    - see sample