Confier Restaurant / stof.
Textual content description supplied by the architects. The up to date Korean-French advantageous eating restaurant, “Confier,” already well-known for its distinctive delicacies and performances in Dosan Park, has lately opened close to Seoul Station.
Stof centered on making use of and visualizing Confier’s perspective on gastronomy, which seeks to “expertise new tastes and visible meals, showcasing the method of meals changing into a murals” throughout the spatial sequences. In theater, the digital wall between the viewers and the stage is known as the “fourth wall,” when the boundaries between the viewers and the stage blur, it is referred to as “breaking the fourth wall.” With this idea, Stof aimed to encapsulate the creation of gorgeous delicacies in a kitchen that resembles a stage, turning it into an experiential house slightly than a mere remark.
Inside Confier, the expertise unfolds like coming into a theater, transferring across the stage, and speaking with the house. Alongside a darkish hall, there is a distinctive reception (Backstage) dealing with a bustling important stage seen past the curtains, a entrance kitchen & open kitchen (Most important stage) the place patrons can talk and revel in, and tables (auditorium) organized in a formation impressed by the format of a theater viewers. Significantly, the mirror construction put in above the entrance kitchen permits a view of the ultimate plating scene from any place, thanks to exactly deliberate reflective angles.
Whereas the general tone of the house leans in direction of darkish and moody, numerous finishes in numerous areas stimulate the palate, aligning with the theme of “gastronomy” in a stage-like setting. From yakisugi, travertine, marble, and purple copper to conventional Korean brush portray (chilbo), numerous finishes every contribute distinctive hues, serving as accents all through the house.