This stylish restaurant features wood-look tile floors underfoot and geometric trellis installations overhead for an interesting juxtaposition of styles. The floors lend a lived-in warmth to the space, while the ceiling adds a punch of modernity.
The overall layout and flow of the dining room breaks down traditional barriers and connects each guest to the chef, to the liveliness of shared meals and to the appreciation for history throughout the building. The dining zones were strategically designed to support the choreography of the chef’s team. The dining area was also designed to lead the guest’s journey to the big arrivals of the experience: a central glass wine room sitting grandly along the historic brick and — most importantly — the striking open kitchen, which is thrust center stage.
A centrally located wine room, constructed of glass and steel to coordinate with the building's existing garage doors, makes a grand statement in the restaurant's dining area. An original brick wall serves as a backdrop for the glowing display.
Contemporary with industrial elements, the main dining area at Il Corso features reclaimed wood flooring and high ceilings with exposed ductwork and beams. Dark red dining chairs add a splash of color to the brown color palette. Globe-shaped lights hang from the ceiling to provide lovely ambient lighting.
Contemporary with industrial flair, the main dining area accommodates both intimate and big gatherings. A built-in, tufted banquette lines one side of the space for additional seating. Deep red chairs bring a splash of color to the mostly brown color scheme. Reclaimed wood floors, exposed ductwork and beams add edginess to the design.
Industrial concrete floors and columns pair with rustic wood chairs and tables to create a dining area in this San Diego restaurant. The Mexican restaurant also boasts a large bar area, where barstools offer additional seating for more casual dining.
Colorful bottles of liquor decorate the glass shelves of Il Corso's bar, which is visible in the main dining area. Reclaimed wood floors, ceiling and exposed ductwork lend an edge to the modernized design.
Exposed ductwork and ceiling beams bring an industrial vibe to the main dining room at Il Corso. Dark red chairs surround each table with black and white linens, and globe-shaped pendant lights dangle above, adding a fun element to the design. Reclaimed wood flooring and natural stone walls complete the look.
The bar in this Mexican-inspired restaurant wraps around to an exposed kitchen area, where guests can casually dine and watch the chefs in action. The same leather-upholstered dining chairs used throughout the restaurant line this dining bar for a cohesive design.
Geometric trellis installations hang from the ceiling in this restaurant's dining area, creating striking interest and movement in this crisp white space. Simple tables and clean-lined chairs keep the room from looking busy.