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Ester Bruzkus in Der Feinschmecker

For the design of a restaurant, you have to deal with the food that is served there, says Ester Bruzkus. That's why every new project by the Berlin architect, who made a name for herself designing Tim Raue's "Colette" and "Villa Kellermann," starts first and foremost with lots of questions for the head chef.

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Award Nominations for Two Projects

Two of our projects, Futurice and L.A. Poké, have been nominated by the jury for the Architecture Award Color-Structure-Surface 2021. The Award honors exemplary implemented color concepts in architecture and is given every two years jointly by the architecture journal AIT and the paint manufacturer Caparol. The 2021 Award will be the ninth nominated award competition. A renowned nomination jury has named ten projects in advance that appear worthy of an award in the context of the competition - our projects secured two of the ten nominations.

The Kastle in AD Germany

Our recently completed apartment project is featured in AD's article on the most beautiful kitchens around the globe. From the article: "This Berlin apartment, the pied-a-terre of a traveling couple, is planned as the perfect party venue, as the private spaces can be quite unobtrusively separated from the rest - a single expansive space that includes the kitchen, dining and living areas...And the kitchen counter itself blends elements that are otherwise usually clearly demarcated: The countertop, back wall and the grid of open shelves (continued in the fronts of the base cabinets) are made of the same gray and white terrazzo."

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Ester a Juror for Frame Awards

Ester is on the jury for Frame Magazine's Frame Awards for Interiors of the Month. Submissions are evaluated by a board of industry leaders from across the design profession.

MATERIAL OF CHOICE

We were asked by Baunetz interior|design about our current material favorites. We answered about colored MDF that we used in Remi and are using in an upcoming project for Relaxound. From the interview: "When cut, it reveals its interior like a cut piece of butter. The colors are through-dyed and no added formaldehyde is used. So, unlike other MDF materials, the environmental impact is reduced during production and use."

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Remi one of the Most Beautiful Restaurants 2021

Our restaurant Remi was selected for the Callway publication, “Die schönsten Restaurants & Bars 2021." From the book: "Materials come together like the high-quality ingredients of a dish to form a balanced whole. The REMI restaurant on the first floor of the Suhrkamp publishing house in Berlin represents the parallels between good architecture and good food. Enjoyment with ease and composure."

Villa Kellermann one of the Most Beautiful Restaurants 2021

Our restaurant Villa Kellermann was was selected for the the Callway publication, “Die schönsten Restaurants & Bars 2021." From the book: "The furnishings of the three atmospherically exceptional guest salons in the Villa Kellermann deliberately leave the walls free, creating enough space for the dialogue between history and modernity...The result is a vibrant collage that weaves the spirit of the historic villa with the present."

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