This black and white space in Toronto by community organization StudioAC presents coffee while in the front and haircuts while in the again.
Juice barbershop and cafe is situated in town’s West Finish neighbourhood, which is characterised by its minimal industrial interior.
Based in the city, StudioAC designed the 800-square-foot (74-square-metre) space around functionality and flexibility.
The modest multi-objective store has an L-shaped floor program, by using a cafe with the front part and hair salon within the rear.
“Juice was an experiment in creating a memorable and new type of commercial space with limited resources,” said the studio.
Fronted by a sizable expanse of glazing, the cafe portion is flooded with all-natural light in the daytime. Overhead undoubtedly are a series of huge white circles mounted through the in any other case dark ceiling, continuing to brighten the Room.
A curved counter wrapped in black corrugated metal and topped with concrete top is the focal point of the project
This element serves given that the cafe counter, and extends for the rear in which it acts like a ledge for barber stations.
Three corrugated metal salon carts are able to tuck into its foundation, each accompanying a floor-size mirror and black-and-chrome barber chairs for coiffed shoppers.
The chairs might be moved to the nook for washing hair on one other aspect of your Area, which is coloured totally black.
“The theatrics of transforming the space from one programme to the other is celebrated through concealing various loose components when not in use,” StudioAC said.
Versatility is usually provided by modular plywood benches at the entrance from the cafe, which can be moved about and organised for numerous capabilities. Two bogs are furnished during the rear.
StudioAC has also recently designed the Annex hotel in Toronto’s East Side, using custom plywood furniture.
Nominal interiors are a popular option for salons, with other illustrations present in Montreal and Guadalajara.
Images is by Andrew Snow.