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Rize Coffee

Client Mr. Wiliam Kim
Date 2011
Size 950 sq ft
Budget $500,000

Located within Manhattan’s historic Channin Building, an iconic art deco landmark one block from Grand Central Station, this project combined two existing storefronts into a new boutique café. With large windows gazing into Grand Central Station, Chrysler Building and the building art moderne lobby, the designed engages the existing, historic context in novel and subtle manners of luminosity and reflectivity. The scope included custom light fixtures and furniture design, complete interior fit-out of the space, and concept branding. This café will be the first of a chain of throughout the United States.