Typically, fast food restaurant design is made to get customers in and out the door quickly, but this McCafé in Guatemala invites lounging. The gorgeous interior sets itself apart from the designs of many McDonalds restaurants -- the space is flooded with natural light, and rich textures.
Solis Colomer Arquitectos was challenged to create a new type of café experience in El Zapote, and they did just that. One of the most striking features of the space is a beautiful installation of wooden blocks that wraps the walls and ceiling of the interior. Light filters through the blocks, creating an effect that is like the canopy of a forest. Although it is like being in a forest, the square ends of the blocks feel very pixel-like and modern.
Photo credit: designboom and solis colomer arquitectos
Photo Credits: designboom, soliscolomer
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