Studio Modijefsky Brings the Appeal of Parisian Cafes to Amsterdam’s Canals

Studio Modijefsky blends the fashion of a conventional Parisian café with a playful, eclectic trendy design for this new go-to place for unpretentious French Eating within the Dutch capital. The native apply was requested to create the inside for Ami, an all-day bistro within the widespread Amsterdam district of De Pijp.

The inside elegantly unites each worlds by mixing glamour with freshness in a palette of sentimental purple tones, classic orange and crispy blue. Authentic and timeless supplies (marbles, tiles, (a number of) mirrors, woods, polished leathers, wall panelling and textured glass) add a bohemian edge to this Amsterdam café.

 Ami Bistro, Amsterdam, NL / Studio Modijefsky

The doorway to Ami is positioned on the nook of a constructing whose plinth is roofed – unusually for the realm – in black and orange tiles. The design for the terrace amplifies this chromatic division whereas hinting at what’s to come back inside: black and white striped awnings are paired with heat coral orange, and custom- made picket furnishings is blended with yellow desk tops and black desk legs. Lights draped across the constructing set up the easygoing appeal that Ami gives company all through the day, whether or not they come to seize a morning croissant or linger over fruits de mer within the night. Wood benches wrapped across the terrace supply an irresistible invitation to pause for an aperitif or espresso.

 Ami Bistro, Amsterdam, NL / Studio Modijefsky

As soon as indoors, your consideration is grabbed by the fragmented tiled flooring that teleports you to the vigorous Parisian hospitality scene. The ground curves across the bar, the place a black and white mosaic serves because the background for the bar. You’ll be able to’t miss it, due to the eye-catching shiny ceiling above it. Pink picket slats and an ocean of spherical lamps fill the area with a heat glow and mark out the bar as the center of Ami. Its entrance is roofed in black and pink stones with an indentation that begins on the picket plinth. Blue marble and several types of wooden are used to attach the centre of the area to the home windows. In summer time these home windows might be opened utterly, merging the inside with the terrace and welcoming the solar in.

 Ami Bistro, Amsterdam, NL / Studio Modijefsky

Reverse the bar, {custom} picket tables with pink granite inserts stand in entrance of a phenomenal banquette lined in matt and polished leather-based. As soon as once more, you will see that a framed mirror and accents of contemporary blue glass panes. Subsequent to it’s a custom-made railing and a staircase that takes you to the basement. As there are only some seats right here, that is the proper spot for an intimate night. On this space – in addition to within the mezzanine – the textured partitions function playful illustrations of summary objects and bar scenes, and line drawings with comfortable color accents, illuminated by comfortable alabaster lights.

 Ami Bistro, Amsterdam, NL / Studio Modijefsky

Again upstairs a purple orange glow attracts your consideration: it comes from a curious neon composition that crawls throughout the ceiling and is mirrored within the mezzanine’s many mirrors. An extended banquette turns the nook to unite the area, whereas a service level enhances its playfulness. Unfastened {custom} picket tables and classic chairs break the rigidity of the mounted parts and full the room’s distinctive ambiance. The shiny purple ceiling above the bar space is roofed with lights which are mirrored within the bench’s mirrored backwall. Like all the opposite mirrors in every space, these function handwritten menus that add a refined graphic layer to the inside. These are a part of the visible identification created for Ami by Yakoza. Each execution, from the brand to the menus, is made by hand, including a tactile, however trendy, appear and feel wherever it’s utilized.

 Ami Bistro, Amsterdam, NL / Studio Modijefsky

The partitions of Ami are lined both in white and pink tiles in funky patterns, or completed with textured plaster, in flip accompanied by drawings that pop up joyfully all through the inside. Heat alabaster lamps embrace the area and add a contact of romance, whereas the combed plaster of the ceiling creates a sensuous play of sunshine and shadow within the basement and mezzanine. Collectively, all the weather work collectively to kind an informal however stylish ambiance that provides joie de vivre to each go to.