Nando’s is a sequence of eating places that started in South Africa in 1987 whose specialty is Portuguese-type hen. Their informal fashion and skill to adapt to totally different markets with their artistic branding has made them the success they’re right now. One such location is the Nando’s in Ashford, in Kent, England. Well-known for his or her restaurant and lodge interiors, the UK-based mostly design agency Blacksheep created an eclectic area that matches each the situation and the shopper. Mixing trendy and rustic is just not all the time straightforward however they appear to have finished it nicely.
Pops of turquoise are seen all through in lighting, tables, chairs, and within the diamond-patterned wooden buildings that hold from the ceilings. Whereas principally left of their pure wooden state, a number of are painted turquoise including further visible curiosity. I really like how they fill a few of the vertical area with out cluttering it up. The ceilings are excessive and painted black making it disappear however the construction makes it really feel much less cavernous.
Distressed wooden boards cowl the partitions horizontally, which presents a pleasant distinction to the fashionable furnishings used.
The corporate is an enormous supporter of the South African artwork scene and you may see work displayed on the partitions and on the wire mesh grates that hold throughout.
Photographs by Ben Webb.