The Opso Restaurant Combines Greek and British Design

By: Vasiliki Marapas - Jul 25, 2014
References: k-studio.gr & dezeen
Athens-based designers K-Studio designed OPSO, a Greek restaurant in London.

The designers opted for a fusion of Greek and British design elements for the restaurant, which is characterized by steel framework throughout. The studio explains, "The brief was to create a design that would reflect the overall philosophy of the restaurant: Greek inspired, London made." The steel spine runs the entire length of the restaurant, surrounding the Kavala marble counter top.

The counter acts as a coffee bar for the front of the building, where the floor is lower. Towards the back, a diing table is located and the ground is raised. The height gap allows for more efficient movement throughout the restaurant for the wait staff. The steel structure also contains the waiter's stations and food storage, as well as supports a series of wooden shelves that store condiments and plants in terracotta pots.