We were commissioned to design and fit-out the empty shell and transform it into a working café. The theme was to be influenced by its beachfront location but with a retro and welcoming feel. However, the client was very clear that they didn’t want this to be a kitsch art deco style seaside café.
At Paramount, we had designed plenty of staff restaurants and canteens in our time, but this was the first commercial café we’d been asked to fit out. The major challenge was the 8-week timeframe from design to handover. But we are very proud of the fact that we successfully met the tight deadline!