Minimalist design is all the rage today. Even if we bring back retro retro, a minimalist touch inevitably finds its way to refine these modern interpretations. However, we are still amazed by the art forms of the past. The restoration and preservation of art, monuments and historical sites are undeniably appreciated in a lasting way, as they offer us a glow in the past.
The Beefbar of European restaurant Riccardo Giraudi is the third to open in 2018 with interiors that harmoniously combine 19th century architecture with modern industrial design. After two other debuts in Dubai and Mykonos this year, the last edition takes place in Paris at the restored Lamgham Hotel from 1898.
Beefbar Paris: Breathing life in a century-old monument
The design project was undertaken by Emil Humbert and Christophe Poyet of the Monegasque architecture firm Humbert & Poyet. Previously engaged in designing editions of Hong Kong, Mexico and Monaco, the duo challenged the boundaries of the forgotten space that had been walled up during the Second World War. It was only discovered by chance and was classified as a historical monument in 1983. was then left again.
A slight departure from the concept of “refined simplicity” of its predecessors, the resulting fusion of styles is impressive of elegance and traditional sensitivity. Art nouveau elements such as pastel-green shades, patterned carpets and intricate frescoes have been carefully restored, while preserving Art Deco marble, engraved staff walls, mirrored mirrors, lacquered walnut and accessories. brass. In all its splendor, the original elements were juxtaposed with woodwork and a minimalist industrial style ceiling.
© Francis Amiand
© Francis Amiand
Bright colors and modern furniture were perfect for revitalizing a century-old monument. With the Eiffel Tower within sight, Giraudi makes another daring statement with this Parisian edition.
Beefbar is popular with meat consumers since its first Monte Carlo restaurant in 2015. In 2016, Beefbar Hong Kong won its first 2017 Michelin star star of Hong Kong and Macao. The Paris installment is another stunning addition to the lineup.
To learn more about the history of Beefbar, visit www.beefbar.com.