Arhitektura Budjevac, an architectural design studio based mostly in Serbia, had the duty to create a recent wanting espresso store, the primary one of many future “Stock Coffee” franchise developments. In order to rework a former retail area right into a espresso store in Niš, the challenge workforce needed to take away all pointless parts of the inside, expose its concrete ceiling, partitions, beams and columns. The new constructing consists of two S-formed areas, one above the opposite, related visually and spatially by an atrium. A giant wall, 10 meters lengthy and H meters excessive, stretches via the entire espresso store and is used as a blackboard: its hand-drawn decorations are made by the younger Serbian artist Jelena Ilić.
In order to offer the place a welcoming notice, wooden is built-in in a number of the partitions, alongside with the uncooked and conspicuous concrete parts. The furnishings consists in a option to make the espresso store extra relaxed and casual. Some previous, metallic sewer pipes are additionally left seen, going via each tales, however coated with particular rubber-like insulation for a softer look. The whole espresso store spreads on one hundred sq. meters and has round 50 seats. The furnishings enhances useful and visible selection.The lighting, dominated by metallic spot reflectors and mixed with pure wanting pendants manufactured from paper, brings a softer edge to the entire ambiance and matches inside the general industrial look. As slightly social media experiment within the period of „selfies“, catchy writings are seen on the toilet mirrors. This incites many purchasers to take selfies and share them on social media thus making an unique advertising trick. Photos and knowledge offered by way of e-mail by Arhitektura Budjeva