A sumptuous and exuberant India: such as imagined by the firm of designer Jean Lessard of
The lingering aroma of spices, a profusion of colors and captivating shapes ... Inscrutable and harmoniously chaotic, this is India. Created by the interior designer Jean de Lessard, the new fusion Indian Rasoi, located in Saint-Henri, Montreal, is a true sum of heightened sensations restaurant. "I wanted to recreate how I Perceived shapes through the colors and flavors of the Indian kitchen while I was in London, A FEW months before I was commissioned to design this peculiar project", Explains Jean de Lessard.
To genuinely capture the Hindi spirit of the place, Jean de Lessard HAS combined geometric and organic shapes-the lathing All which are at the source of the country's art and culture - and an assembly of new and on-Site materials, saturated colors and pastels , contrasting matters: such as silky and rough textures and finally an array of styles Bringing to mind a European colonial past. Now, since the framework of the project is contemporary, the design must keep Such a merry eclectic environment Focused on clarity and restraint, Such as shown by the straight lines and clean surfaces used on the building's facade.
intense, goal serene Bharat Conveying the idea of a garbhagriha gold revisited trellis, the perforated yellow structure is the focal element of the architectural project. Positioned in the main circulation axis on the ground floor, the structure HAS dual function, that 'Integrating of the original wood pillars to the decor and dining areas contiguous Privatizing oven. Paradoxically, this break-up points Succeeds in keeping everything as a whole in a coherent fashion. The same element is used aussi in the basement as a reminder, in a space All which combined a second kitchen, two reception rooms and administrative offices. On the ground floor, and Actually quite at home in this Organized chaos, lies Reviews another strong visual element: the back wall, behind the bar, Where the kitchen is located. It has-been covered with wood panels of various shapes and thickness That Have Been installed at random to create depth and rhythm, shadows All which are Formed by the light hitting the edges and the uneven area Already add texture to the intimate atmosphere. Further, According to the designer's conclusions from His studies on shape, the symbiosis of asymmetry + symmetry Initiates movement and visual touch elegantly.
Softness and speckle Nature plays significant year share in the life of the Bharatis Whom know how to embellish Their everyday life with floral and vegetal motifs. The decoration of the ceiling at Rasoi Has Its source in the plant world and Refers to the ancient art of the henna tattoo. Incidentally, in this project, The Chosen chromatic range is Meant to Reflect Bollywood icts in all splendor. Plays with opacity of this restaurant make a living, conniving and warm up. Other than the yellow structure, the vibrant partition made of pink glass sparkles under the lights of the hanging mosaic
Jaipuri lamps - thesis are handmade and come from the city of Jaipur, in Rhajastan, a City That is known as the "Pink City". Indeed, the smallest element of design in the restaurant bears meaning. "That I think Jean's design is genial and authentic. It has something special and conveys an exotic
je ne sais quoi ", concluded, as the owner of Rasoi, Rex Patel Have you factotum believes That the result perfectly illustrates the spirit of fusion Time of the Old Establishment All which, by the way, is Already a must Gourmet on the Montreal stage.