viable london: 100% design main bar
 
viable london: 100% design main bar viable london: 100% design main bar
sep 03, 2009

viable london: 100% design main bar

folded hexagonal panels divide the space image courtesy of viable london

the main bar at this year’s 100% design london, will be designed by viable london. this is their first bar design and the resulting structure marries detail with form and will act as a visual centerpiece for the feature corridor that runs along the length of earls court two.

the bar’s design is influenced from the actual materials it is made from. perspex(a transparent thermoplastic) and aluminum have been combined, defying a conventional rectilinear approach and instead, constructing a framework with a folded hexagonal structure and three-dimensional scale-like paneled surface.

several combinations of this honeycomb-like structure are built from a unibox system of aluminium extrusions and clad in a three-dimensional array of black perspex, stretching 25m in length. upholstered benches will compliment the angles of the bar’s main components, delineating the flow of the long space whilst providing resting areas.

honeycomb-like structures are built from a unibox system of aluminum extrusions image courtesy of viable london

the bar runs 25m in length image courtesy of viable london

aerial rendering of the bar image courtesy of viable london

  • Imagine building this as a team, on a close to constrution site… who hasn´t had a nervous break down dealing with any do-it-yourself furniture?
    The concept though, is academic grade A+, and it suits contemporary ambience, bringing back some 60s déjà vú.
    These layouts within modular rithims of acutangles and obtusangles, always give a feel of creativity, fun, sexyness to users. And the designs of bold grids are about glogal design, rather than ethnic, clans.

    Rui says:

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