May 17, 2022 In
The owner’s interior design brief for the renovation of Lazari was clear from the get go. They wanted a warm and inviting space, lighter and brighter than before. A space that was relaxed and comfortable, encouraging customers to linger longer. The client also added some new and exciting Mediterranean dishes to the menu which had to tie in with the new look. This was easily accomplished through the use of all the different finishes, colours and design features.
I drew my inspiration from the Mediterranean, introducing warm blues as the accent colour, offset against calm, relaxing, earthy tones. The space could almost be compared to a ” big fat Greek wedding”. Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. The new concrete floors were the main point of departure, replacing the previous black slate tiles.
A wall, previously clad in a bright repeat retro design wallpaper, remained a focal point in the space. I chose as a replacement, an abstract, out of focus landscape image off Shutterstock and had it printed as wallpaper. The idea behind the wallpaper is to transform you to another place, another time even. It could be Positano, it could be Santorini. Wherever you want really. Allowing yourself to reminisce about a previous holiday abroad or to fantasize about your next Mediteranean getaway.