Guacamholy, Palermo – Italy

Guacamholy comprises a new Mexican cuisine takeaway located in the heart of the Sicilian capital of Palermo, where elegant windows of the most renowned fashion boutiques sit alongside the most glamorous venues of Palermo nightlife.
30 sqm of colourful Mexico. A geometric consistency combined with a bold use of colors are the basis of the design concept, with clear references to the heart of the brand and to rustic Mexico.

Design and Photo credits: Puccio Collodoro Architetti

Via Isidoro la Lumia, 54, 90139 Palermo Italy
Phone: 375 773 2556

Fra Diavolo, Elnòs Shopping, Brescia – Italy

Born in 2013 in Liguria and taken over in 2018 by Mauro D’Errico and Gianluca Lotta, in less than 3 years the Fra Diavolo brand has managed to achieve an important milestone by entering the prestigious “50 Top Pizza” ranking and positioning itself among the best 20 artisanal pizzeria chains worldwide.
Strengthened by this recognition and aware of the quality of their product, the brand’s founders have planned to open 16 new shops throughout Italy by 2022, in addition to the 8 existing ones, thanks to the entry of the Ferrieri family’s GESA group and the MIR fund. Among the first 8 openings is the recent inauguration of the Brescia shop inside the iconic Elnòs Shopping centre.
The fusion between the vintage style and the recycled materials proposed by the locations, finally, give life to a unique furnishing, which reinforces even more the unique experience of Fra Diavolo.

Photo credits and Design: Velvet Studio
Shop fitting: AUGUSTO Contract – Foodservice General Contractor
Press Office: Spada Media Group

Fra Diavolo
Elnòs Shopping, Via Luigi Einaudi, 5, 25030 Roncadelle, Brescia, Italy

Godo, Castellanza – Italy

Godo represents the authentic values deriving from its handcraft and passion for research.
It is located on a congested road in Castellanza, between Varese and Milan, and is characterized by a warm and welcoming design that puts customers immediately at ease, in order to offer a real enogastronomic experience, able to satisfy every kind of customer anytime, almost 24/7.
The huge spaces and the furniture pieces highlight the pastry and pizzeria products enough to make customers want to crave them.
The three counters have a strong impact, everyone with its own appearance and feature (mixology, cafeteria, pastry shop), and welcome guests into the main room, where there are different kind of seats: high social table, low tables with chairs, small couches…
Walls are characterized by boiserie with led lighting and huge and versatile unpholstered sofas.
The black ceiling hosts the lighting system and a green vertical installation. Six 200 cm high wall mirrors create a reflection play.
The pizzeria open area, realized with its raw iron plate front and chestnut wood logs, precedes the private room, the most elegant one, characterized by blue and cement color.
An iron and glass bottle rack separate the tasting room, where customers can sit down on a big social table made of solid oak.

Photo credits: Simone Santacroce (Makuda)
Design and Interiors: AFA Arredamenti

Viale Giuseppe Borri, 26, 21053 Castellanza, Varese, Italy
Phone: 379 298 6860

Motta Milano 1928, Milan – Italy

It was 1928 when Angelo Motta inaugurated the first historical bar in Milan, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, which soon became the favourite meeting-place of the Milanese.
Since then, this icon of tradition was able to revive its history of excellence so much so that it is now universally recognised as an emblem of the city, a symbol of modernity and 100% Italian quality.
Motta Milano 1928 represents the reference point for professionals, students, families and tourists which are looking for an exclusive taste experience in the heart of the city, thanks to its unique style and creative design, with a contemporary interior and an enveloping and elegant atmosphere, a design able to cross epochs and conquering generations.
From breakfast to lunch and dinner: all times are the right time to make comfortable and delight in excellence and enjoy the perfect marriage of tradition and innovation.
Today Motta Milano 1928 welcomes inside Sal De Riso, the first milanese store of the bakery lead by the Master Salvatore De Riso who is famous all over the world for the goodness of his creations: from the most iconic cakes to the monoportions, up to biscuits and masterpiece creams.
Sal De Riso knows how to sweeten every moment and how to turn a simple break into a delicious taste experience.

Photo credits: Matteo Piazza
Design: ColliDanielaArchitetto

Motta Milano 1928
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, 20121 Milan, Italy
Phone: 02 8633 1926

Antica Birreria, Palermo – Italy

The venue is situated at the ground floor of a residential building at the crossing of two major city streets: the interior is wide and filled with light thanks to the large bright windows.
Its plan was particularly adapt to be a restaurant because it allowed to allocate the space for clients toward the streets , the kitchen and the other service rooms in the internal part.
The place is named Antica Birreria that means Ancient Brewery, since the client owns several restaurants with this name in Palermo, whose heavy design is something between northern european breweries and a lunch counter.

The interior design features noble and warm materials -among which oak wood largely used for the boiserie (interrupted by counters upholstered with green guatemala marble), for flooring (together with checkered tiles) and for benches upholstered with green leather reminiscent of diner style-as well as brass chandelier opposed to industrial style elements such as the iron profile on the upper edge of the boiserie, the gray cement resin for the walls, the electro-welded nets in which the ivy climbs and the exposed systems on the black ceiling.
The numerous pillars in the center of the rooms dedicated to the public have been camouflaged integrating them into the furnishings – boiseries and benches – and with climbing plants.

Photo credits: Serena Eller
Design and description: Studio DiDeA Architetti Associati

Cucù, Vicenza – Italy

With a splendid view of the Basilica Palladiana, Cucù offers cuisine rooted in tradition but open to international influences, with creativity and the freshest ingredients.
On the three internal floors and in the large stall in Piazza delle Erbe you can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as classic and original cocktails, gourmet canapés and finger food, natural and organic wines, craft beers, spritz, grappa and local bitters, tea and herbal teas with homemade biscuits, in an elegant, engaging and informal atmosphere.

Photo credits: Cucù
Photo editing: Marco Beolchi
Architects: Paolo Omodei Sale

Piazza delle Erbe, 7, 36100 Vicenza Italy
Phone: 0444 145 6560

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