█   bento asian kitchen

boca raton, FL : [2019] 

The dining room at Bento Boca Raton is defined by a series of parallel wood baffles that take inspiration from the geometric pattern and repetition of Japanese roof tiles. Balancing gravitas and lightness, the repetition of the simply routed profile creates a dynamic spatial volume. Uplighting mounted on tensile steel ribbons accentuates the volumetric quality of the ceiling design. Counters and millwork rendered in gloss red recall the bright crimson color of Japanese laquerware typical of traditional Bento service-ware. A dimensional oak panel wall adds additional textural interest while echoing the material and geometric logic of the ceiling.

photo credit | Chad Baumer Photography