Origami Cafe, Andheri, Mumbai

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A cafe designed using ‘Origami’ as the interior concept was proposed as a low cost design solution for the project located in Andheri (East), Mumbai.

The project brief was a to design a coffee house that could expand to take-away fast food and desserts as future expansion phases.

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The cafe combines origami inspired folding furniture, wall and ceiling elements with minimalist finishes to give a sophisticated look to the space.

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Actual size prototypes for the experiemental cafe finishes furniture were created to test their usability.

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Though the project was cancelled during execution due to a property dispute, it inspired a series of Origami concept furniture which is presently under development.

Project Team: Arjun Rathi
Prachi Sanghvi, Riddhi Shah

 

Year Proposed: 2012

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