Whistling Duck

Cafe/2013

This was the Studio’s first restaurant project. It was commissioned by a Chandigarh-based client. Here, the clients wanted to transform their large garage space into something that would stand out in a restaurant-saturated Chandigarh. At the same time, the Studio was keen to use this opportunity to turn away from its then, dominant industrial aesthetic and instead, explore it’s version of a “Sunday kind of feeling.” Maintaining the original, terrazzo floors, creating a long, communal table with a single piece of teakwood and playing with subtle lighting were some of the ways in which this space became both a place locals could come to daily, and to celebrate an occasion.