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Beachside Spanish Coffee and Ice Cream Parlor Opens

Dec. 14, 2015

It was designed by Vitale

My Sweet, a coffee and ice  cream  parlor is a  beachfront  place  without  a  marked  seasonality  that  is open  throughout  the  year. Vitale studio developed the branding and the interior design of the business in order to create a small urban oasis by the sea.

A traditional and homely space that invites guests to spend long hours with a good cup of coffee, the space is designed for relaxation by the sea with different environments and ways to sit and rest, enjoying something sweet in a romantic and nostalgic environment.

The commercial premise has a regular plant about 155 square meters but has many big pillars too. The porcelain tile floor is divided into large areas that give rhythm to the space by combining different finishes in cement and vintage wood.

The distribution minimizes the space for the elaboration and counter area for the benefit of the consumer area. It has taken into account that customers can enjoy the sea view with a proper placement of furniture. There are places to sit on high and some others to relax with sofas, benches, and rocking chairs that provide flexibility.

Mediterranean coast traditional materials, such as ceramic lattice or and darkened pine wood are enhanced, combined with colors associated with the pastries that provide a sweet and cheerful touch. Several wooden beams from a previous restaurant are recovered and used to coat the counter and create different furniture items designed for the project, such as benches or tables. From these beams it has also been obtained about 400 solid wood blocks that have been used to decorate the ceilings, with the added benefit of improving the acoustics in the space.

The ceramic lattices become a starring element that plays with light every moment of the day, providing endless shades and the intimacy required to separate areas. Lighting  is  warm  and  indirect,  with  only  direct  lighting  for  some  tables and the counter. As  decorative  elements  have  been  used  ceiling  lamps  made  with  pastry molds, as a wink to traditional and handmade pastries. The result is a cosmopolitan and welcoming atmosphere that favors the comfort of customers.

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