Apart from the large and impressive projects that you can see at our portfolio, our office is also expertize in a category of more flexible designs at a lower cost, but always with a high aesthetic appeal. Because we strongly believe that affordable can also be remarkable too, under the condition it will be studied with experience, knowledge and the use of innovative design. Here are only some of the many smart projects we have already created all these years. These projects are really "Cheap & chic" projects, tailored made to the needs of our customers and we are really proud of them as much we are for our big, luxurious projects.
D-Tales is a new café – bar, situated at Tripolis, Greece. It is located at the ground floor of a neoclassical building at the central square of the town. The space which consists of a bold concept with immaculate detailing made out of high quality precious warm materials such as oak wood and cooper which when merged together create an essence of luxury. The shadows of the cooper panels blended with the warmth of the wood and they reflect at the mirrors.
The huge, spellbinding ring light is hanging in the middle of the ceiling made out of cooper too.
The gorgeous color palette gives the space a stylish bold moody feel because of the contrast with the blue – emerald paint.
On both sides of the ceiling are placed large mirror panels, mounted at an angle, which reflect the whole place.
Outstanding elements such as the oak bar and extravagant but beautifully designed stands flourishes such as the use of curved mirrors on the columns and the special led lighting to add subtle sparkle, enhanced in the mirrors’ reflection, adding to the overall atmosphere.
This smooth atmosphere of D-Tales café–bar definitely feels like a luxurious and special place to unwind.
DK Club is a small but outstanding place at the Old Port of Chania. It is part of a reknown chain of successful stores. Housed in an old shipyard, the building is very strange, one oblong shaped tunnel with two entrances. Our aim was to use in our plans the architectural form & the history of the building, but given through a new look,that could create the appropriate environment for a modern place of entertainment.
Kitchen Bar is located at the very vibrant Design Quarter in Fourways, it remains one of the finest establishments and with the 520 seats, it is one of the largest restaurants in S. Africa. Ismini Karali Design’s new project for the Kitchen bar in Johannesburg, South Africa was completed in May 2012. The bar was already quite successful and belongs to a restaurant that has been open for more than seven years. But it needed immediate renovation.“The triptych in which we invested, were: color, light and a natural glamour that would arise automatically without seeking it artificially, rather than as a result of the very atmosphere that we would create.“ source: www.dudye.com
Flo lounge - cafe is located at New York, Usa. Luxurious, warm and friendly, was created to seduce and to offer comfort to its visitors. It is the second renovation of Flo Lounge after it has been destroyed completely out of fire.
3Sixty cafe is located on the ground floor of a neoclassical building of 1836 in the historical city's center of Nafplion. Respecting the building's history and distinctive architectural features, we composed a metropolitan style with timeless connotation, without missing out on artistic sense. References to the architectural movements of the last century that marked the urban construction in large cities are described in huge graphic on the roof.
The new project focus on art, optical illusions through different shapes and the love of reading books. Rich is a 360-seat café-bar-restaurant, located at the most fashionable district of southern outskirts. "The idea was to transform the “ex-Rich” to a brand-new modern hotspot of the town. But this was a general rule that all the clients use to ask from us. Our intention went far beyond this. Observing carefully the transformation of crowd’s mood who are really affected by economical crisis, we wanted to create an Easy-Living project with a total fresh look without using expensive materials, but at the same time to have an interesting appearance" .
“Ai Nikolas” is a minimal, clean cut fish restaurant, in Athens, Gr after a design and construction period of 2 months. In its comfortable luxurious space, we combined wooden surfaces, sea-themed silk prints, white leather sofas, light blue velvet textiles and unique cubist lights. With a total seating space of 300 m2 “Ai Nikolas” can accommodate comfortably 200 guests on its two levels. The restaurant’s aesthetics emphasize the glorious simplicity of the seafood delicacies. The modernity and elegance of the space rise from the designer’s desire to manage the choice of materials without exaggerating or provoking.
“Kuzina” is an elegant restaurant located in the heart of Cape Town, South Africa. The challenge in this project was to make familiar the Mediterranean spirit to a foreign country. Crisp blues, relaxing white and decorative elements consisted of a selection of Acropolis museum designs and classic greek patterns compose a totally different style. It's soothing ambience due to white leather bench seating, beautiful patterns on floor tiles, sandblasted designs on glasses, unique lighting fixtures witch give bright and fresh modern look. We put a glamorous touch with soft-lit chandeliers, leather couches, sculpture tables and synthesis with mirrors, which could bring more exciting ambience.
“Shogun” Restaurant, located in a legendary renewed and revitalized 5 star Deluxe hotel of Athens – Theoxenia Palace, is a very elegant place with excellent food. The extravagant Brazilian Verde Bamboo marble bar, and the unique lighting fixtures, makes the initial impression very strong. In the center of the room lies a large table for 20 persons, with a grand chandelier designed by award winning designer Floyd Paxton hanging above. This place has a surprisingly cosy interior complete with separate wooden walls and exotic Asian elements merged with richly materials and furnishing.
Narghile restaurant is situated at North district of Athens, Kefallari, and it is a Lebanese restaurant. The idea behind its design was to create a place with oriental cusine without being very "oriental", but familiar to western taste. The extented use of wood, glass, precious marbles, and tailor made furnitures were the most important elements to create this unique restaurant at the most fashionable district of Athens.
"Rich" is the most fashionable café-bar-restaurant, located at one the most elegant districts of Athens. In its 680 m2, the café can host more than 350 guests on its three levels. The large windows at the facade offer a full view over the busy road. A huge mirror with a curved frame reflects the people's motion and the central bar made of "emperador" marble, is the heart of th entertainment. A colorful puzzle of mirrors covers the inner wall and the wooden library above the velvet sofas, respires an air of elegance and uniqueness. Handmade lighting covered with gold leaves and large sofas with their metallic and velvet tapestries identify an image of luxury and comfort.
Venue café is located on the upper floor of “The Mall Athens”, one of the biggest malls in Athens, Greece. The café has a different, fresh, juicy, clever look with vivid colours and the same time a minimal,almost classical approach. The wooden elements combined successfully with yellow, black and white colors create a warm yet playful atmosphere. Plain and luxurious materials mixed with great taste, and a huge handmade piece of art on the stair wall, create an amazing look. Venue café is a lovely place to drink a cup of coffee and relax after shopping or have a quick lunch break. It consists of a 290 m2 ground level space and another 30 m2 mezzanine balcony floor, where a total of 180 guests can be seated comfortably.
“Lalu” located in Kolonaki, one of the most expensive and chic districts of Athens. The place feels like home, from the moment one enters, and immediately became a celebrity hot spot, for people who love quality entertainment. The long bar covered with “emperador” marble, wooden surfaces, leather couches and an amazing puzzle of mirrors on the wall, which are the main elements of the decoration. The soothing atmosphere rises from the earthy colors and luxurious materials chosen with care and knowledge.
“W” club located in Rio has been a meeting point. It is a unique modern and fancy place. Exclusive constructions, luxurious textiles and furnishing and a colorful atmosphere compose a cheerful ambience. In the middle of the club an impressive marble bar with interior lighting makes the initial impression very strong. This place can host more than 700 persons on its two levels - restaurant & cafe. “W” club has an enviable position overlooking the beautiful bridge of Rio - Antirio witch gives an individual character to this place. Relaxing bench seating, pillows covered with ethnic textiles and different color themes in each area, are some elements of this great decoration.
Bliss cafe is situated at Kefalari, Athens, Gr. It was created to be a hort point of the fashionable north districts of Athens. Luxurious, modern, bright, with vivid colours and opulent materials, it meets the needs of the most demanding visitor. Apart of this, is an all time classic place for those who estimate quality and finesse.
Flo Lounge I, is another creation of our company and one could propably say about it that is a rather "classic" place because of its smooth, elegant and vibrant environment. Opulent mirrros and glass bars, wooden floors and warm colours are the elements that created one of the most beautiful and the most succesful cafe - lounges of the neighborhood.
The legendary Club of Vassili Tsilihristos at S. District of Athens, famous for its eclectic clientelle and the great music played there by the owner himself. Very glamorous & provocative, pink & black, sexy & elegant at the same time, it is the "must" place to be. It immediately became a hot spot of the town, where chic, famous and beautiful people show up to see and to be seen..
Lis cafe at Glyfada, Athens, became one of the most famous cafe in Greece, where all the celebrities met. Very extravagant and expensive materials were used to complete its outstanding look.: leather, wood, rare marble, extra clear glasses, precious wallpapers and special silver & gold mosaics. A feast of baroque style.
The aim of this project was to exhibit design lighting from all around the world with an eclectic way of presentation. We carefully designed "Dazzle" to become a pure and simple place - but not empty at all. We used the light in all its forms and with the use of marble, glass and geometrial forms, we transformed the ex old building into a modern, pleasant and beautiful place where hundreds of wonderful lightings are exhibited.
Privilege Club, is another legendary club of Vassilis Tsilichristos, situated at Monastiraki Center, Athens.
Red, erotic, theatrical and at the same time classical, the absolute definition of luxury and elegance, is a project we designed and completed in just 17 days.
The legendary Club of Vassilis Tsilichristos at one of its many summer versions. An opulent, different, greek style, where light, wood, marble, glass and ancient forms and designs meet present time in a feast for the eyes.
Definetely the most famous Dance Stage in Greece, Venue is another succesful project of Vassilis Tsilichristos, here at "Fantasia". We used the illusions of light to create a very breezy atmospere and the sense of movement and sensuality through the extended use of glass and water.
Another version of Venue Club, here at Peiraios str. We transformed it in just a few days to a theatrical stage, awith an erotic atmosphere, that glows sensuality. The huge lightboxes, the extended use of lighting, the red velevet textiles and luxury furnitures combine a=the new face of baroque style from Paris of the last century, a revival of Moulin Rouge.
For the refurbishment of Venue Dance Stage at South District of Athens, we had an impressive senario with a low bugdet and limited time to executed. The most important thing to remember is that is all about music, so our work was rotated in order to give prominence to the DJ and his decks. Again there was a theatrical approach with the use of lighting and huge structures at the dance floor and smooth & opulent atmoshere for the VIP area.
Summer at a very impressive, aristocratic place like this could be very tempting.. For the spectacular bar, we used curved glasses with led lighting and for the impressive entrance, lions, sculptures from metallic wire .
One of the most succesful clubs of the country, with an ethnic ambience and mood, divided in two large areas: the indoor mainstream club & the outdoor restaurant - club.
The residence, built on the slope of a hill, is located in Agia Marina, a southern region of Athens. It is 660 m2 and consists of three levels. Surrounded by a beautiful garden of 4.000 m2, an elevated pool stands on the highest point of the hill, facing the spectacular view.
The luxury villa is located in historical city of Nafplion in a building plot of 4.000 square meters.
The residence created with taste and special care, to offer a unique aesthetic experience by combining tradition and modernity times trought its materials. Selectively the residence is invested with traditional Kantia Stone. In surroundings, the material of tiling is granite and supporting walls are coated with natural stone. At the basement level is placed the swimming pool with a spectacular view of the old city of Nafplion. The luxury villa of 528 square meters , constituted by three levels.
The refurbishment of this residence at Saronida, at south Attiki, made in order to feed the needs of the owners for an aesthetic atmosphere and a smooth, familiar environment. We planned it having in mind that is a family house, but also we work on the idea that it is a home of young and sociable couple who love to hosting friends at their place.
Just a few examples of how we can change the face of a place in a magical way. Not only with our design, but also in many other ways, especially with a deep devotion to every project we undertake.