Eight offbeat bakeries that provide playful settings for baked goods
From a bakery with an open-plan kitchen that showcases the bread-making process to a cheese tart shop with a Lego display counter, here are eight offbeat bakeries and patisseries that have been featured on Dezeen.
Moreover, This is the latest in our lookbooks series, which provides visual inspiration from Dezeen’s archive. For more inspiration see previous lookbooks featuring inviting entrance halls, minimalist Tokyo apartments and bathrooms with colourful sanitary ware.
Black Star Pastry, China, by Linehouse
For Australian chain Black Star Pastry’s first Chinese outpost, design studio Linehouse created a space-themed interior filled with stainless-steel shelves displaying meteorites.
Moreover, The shelving extends to the top of the walls and curves to form an arched ceiling. On the white-tiled counter, nine levitating cakes are displayed in glass containers.
Breadway, Ukraine, by Lera Brumina and Artem Trigubchak
Designers Lera Brumina and Artem Trigubchak finished this cafe and bakery in Ukraine with colourful walls and upholstery.
Originally a dental clinic, the designers transformed the interior by combining pink and rusty hues with blue and grey tones to “emphasise the warm colour of bread”.
Casa Mela, Spain, by Casa Antillón
The Casa Mela pastry shop in Madrid is made up of two rooms that Spanish studio Casa Antillón contrasted by completing one in white and the other in green.
Moreover, Customers enter the shop via the all-white room, which features an angular stainless steel counter displaying the sweet treats on offer (pictured top).
Also, In the green room, metal tables and chairs with wriggly edges provide dining furniture.
Mintchi Croissant, Brazil, by Dezembro Arquitetos
Architecture studio Dezembro Arquitetos was informed by pastry techniques when designing the Montchi Croissant patisserie in São Paolo.
Also, The flooring, countertop and bench seating were made from perforated terracotta bricks, which were infilled with concrete piped from an icing nozzle.
Café Teri, South Korea, by Nameless Architecture
Located at the base of a mountain in Daejeon, South Korea, the Café Teri bakery and cafe is made up of two buildings with exterior walls that curve towards each other to form an “artificial valley”.
Also, Designed by Nameless Architecture, the curving walls create a dramatic effect in the bakery interior and slope down to form stepping seating.
Sofi, Germany, by Mathias Mentze and Alexander Vedel Ottenstein
Danish architects Mathias Mentze and Alexander Vedel Ottenstein transformed a former brick factory in Berlin into the Sofi craft bakery with warm tones, wood finishes and red vinyl flooring.
Also, At the centre of the space is an open-plan kitchen that the architects designed as a “production floor”. Allowing visitors to watch the bread-making process.
Bake, Japan, by Yusuke Seki
A counter made of Lego bricks forms the centerpiece of this cheese tart shop in Kyoto. Which was created by Tokyo-based designer Yusuke Seki.
Moreover, Bamboo latticework lines the walls on either side of the counter. And an open kitchen at the rear reveals the process of baking the cheese tarts.
Liberté, France, by Emmanuelle Simon
Interior architecture studio Emmanuelle Simon added arched shelving coves and rounded furniture to the Liberté bakery in Paris. Aiming to create a unique space that encourages visitors to stay longer than usual while on their bakery trip.
Moreover, The rounded shapes were complimented with warm sandy colors and Raku tiles. Also, ceramic tiles by the ancient Japanese firing technique – cover the central island and back walls of the alcoves.
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