Bars are architectural expressions that go beyond the design and allow for memories to also be created. The nook in a restaurant, or merely a stand-alone concept, peppered with the clinking of glasses, shaking of cocktails and music around a bar lends itself to a weekend social or catch up with friends. The iconic bar itself is usually the central element, crafted mostly with marble, granite, upcycled wood for softness and in some more luxe modern scapes, with recycled material to add texture. Lighting; soft mood undertones, backlit walls illuminating the bottles and even the look of being ‘electrified’ LED strips and moulded lettering are iconic to these spaces. Eclectic art complemented with fresh, outdoor furniture or otherwise upcycled chairs create the perfect space, Salut!

Kat, Istanbul

Flekk, Istanbul