Athens-based design studio Kois Associated Architects have designed the interiors of the Sweet Alchemy Pastry Shop project. Completed in 2012, the delightful shop can be found in the market suburb of Kifisia in the northern district of Athens, Greece.
According to the architects: “The client is Stelios Parliaros who is considered to be the best Patisserie in Greece, author of many culinary books and host of a very popular patisserie show on Greek TV.
“Alchemy a notion associated with darkness mystery and mysticism practiced in laboratories full of peculiar enigmatic devices, rare distils crystals and potions. These images were the starting point for the development of a central idea, the recreation of this atmosphere in a contemporary outtake.
“The philosophy behind the choice of materials was in tune with the philosophy of our client. Selection of the raw materials and no substitutes, Iron, bronze, copper and wood were selected for their natural characteristics and were only processed but not altered in order emulate an appearance.