Bar & Restaurant Ichi-go Ichi-e

  • Prize
    Winner in Interior Design Restaurant – Theme
  • Company/Firm
    Ideologist LLC
  • Lead Designer
    Yusuke Takahashi
  • Other Designer(s)
    Alexei Yakovets
  • Interior Designer
    Yusuke Takahashi
  • Hospitality
    ReLab Family
  • Photo Credit
    Dmitrii Tsyrenshchikov
  • Location
    Kazan, Tatarstan Republic
  • Project Date
    June 2022

Following the Japanese idiom “Ichi-Go Ichi-E" this pan-Asian cuisine restaurant & bar was created to make each visit here a cherishable unlike any other experience to its guests.
The deep-crimson shades of multiple wooden arched corridor with sunk-in gravel stepstones remind of the row of torii in front of the entrance to a sacred temple, a space where everyday routine fades away, preparing visitors for an unrepeatable experience for their senses.
Diverse yet balanced interior of the main hall consists of several zones, concentrated around the visual dominant - the central column with a 360 degree multimedia. From almost every seat the open kitchen is visible, while seatings are comfortably divided from each other. The sofa of bionic form is embracing the column and forming groups of seats.
There is no street and general lighting in the restaurant - it is open only in the evening hours, which meant for us the privilege to implement light scenarios with the most suitable for relaxation light temperature. Each zone is highlighted by its own light group, so guests find themselves in an interior maximally comfortable for relaxation and focusing on their sensations.