7 ‘Classic Blue’ atypical design and architectural projects going beyond the Pantone® hype

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A cafe where to smell and taste pure blue-ness, an urban blue ‘lightscape’ installation raising awareness on climate change and a Russian Suprematism-inspired monochromatic bar in Moscow… 7 Classic Blue atypical projects going beyond the Pantone® hype!

INSIDE 2019 shortlist unveils the world’s finest interior design in the Instagram age

INSIDE 2019 Shortlist - MEOW restaurant by E Studio - Photo by ©Chao Zhang.

From Noma’s garden-restaurant to a cat cafe in Guangzhou but also a Japanese glass wedding chapel and a desert canyon-inspired library in Qatar. INSIDE 2019 shortlist celebrates the best of interior design worldwide.

Gordon Ramsay’s Lucky Cat nocturnal restaurant by Afroditi Krassa is inspired by Tokyo 1930’s underground clubs

Raw Bat @ Gordon Ramsay's LUCKY CAT restaurant by AfroditiKrassa in Mayfair, Lodnon - Photo by AfroditiKrassa Design Studio.

AfroditiKrassa Design Studio went deliberately dark for the hype-free Gordon Ramsay’s LUCKY CAT Asian restaurant in London which does not aim to be ‘shouty’. ‘How many times do you visit a place because it looks great in a picture but disappoints in real life?’

JJ Studio’s desaturated kindergarten inspires kids to learn independently

Taiwan Montessori desaturated kindergarten - Photo by JJ Studio.

Kids areas are often super colourful, but “the world of children is simple, and anything can be a playground at any time” and everywhere, beside bold colours. That’s why JJ Studio’s desaturated kindergarten is designed to allow pupils of a Montessori pre-school in Taiwan to promote their imagination and learn independently.