"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations
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"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations

"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations

Located in Braga, Portugal, this bar has been decorated by Central Arquitectos. With its oriental inspirations, the “Bô Zen” bar combines materials such as wood and marble to create a warm atmosphere.

Everything is played in the patterns allowing the light to diffuse. The ceiling is dressed in openwork metal with oriental motifs where light sneaks to create reflections through the many mirrors.

The choice of cozy furniture immerses visitors in a 50s atmosphere coupled with an oriental atmosphere. Interesting and harmonious.

"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations

The challenge was to design a bar located in a pre-existing building whose concept was to create a space with the features of a private lounge. The project explores the creation of a noble and refined place with a strong oriental inspiration.

"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations

A mix of noble materials such as marble, wood and gold metal, all combined with a warm color palette and textured fabrics, offers a warm and comfortable atmosphere. A monumental hall marks the entrance in a contemporary style and leads to the living room.

The use of mirrors allows beautiful decorative highlights thanks to the details of the ceiling patterns.

"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations

The lighting has been designed to reflect and accentuate the elegance of the space. The bar creates a warm atmosphere where a fascinating mix of traditional and contemporary evokes a private lounge, mix of orient and 50’s style.

"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations

"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations

"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations

"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations

"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations

"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations

"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations

"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations

"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations

"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations

"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations

"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations

"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations

"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations

, photographies : Joao Morgado : http://joaomorgado.com/ ) (Sources: http://www.archidesignclub.com , photographs: Joao Morgado: http://joaomorgado.com/ )

"Bo Zen": a Portuguese bar with oriental inspirations

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