Best Ugly Restaurant Concepts and Architecture by AvroKO

ISBN-10: 006113693X
ISBN-13: 9780061136931
Authors: AvroKO, Avroko
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How did the James Beard awardwinning design and architecture team AvroKO become one of the hottest restaurant design firms in Manhattan? They start with a concept, which blossoms to images, ideas, colours, and objects. One of the design lexicons that stuck with the design team is "best ugly" a term that AvroKO came across when traveling together in China. The oxymoronic yet interesting term is used to describe something that is beautiful and charming in an offbeat, awkward, and obtuse sort of way. In their design book, "Best Ugly", the thirtysomething design team of best friends shows readers how each idea and concept can be integrated into a sophisticated design touch. For anyone…    

Author bio:

AvroKO is Adam Farmerie, William Harris, Kristina O'Neal, and Greg Bradshaw. The four friends first collaborated at Carnegie Mellon University, and they continued their partnership to found AvroKO in 2000.Since then, the team has designed some of New York's most memorable restaurant and lounge spaces, and are currently at work on ground-breaking designs for hotels, residential developments, and retail spaces worldwide.


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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Number of pages: 256 Dimensions: 9.84" wide x 9.80" long x 1.02" tall Weight: 2.838 lbs.