An Industrial-Baroque Bistro Cafe Inspired by Famous Inventors

The creative team from 6th sense interiors has mesmerized us before with unique projects such as Enigma Cafe and they’re now the center of attention once more thanks to a beautiful cafe-bistro in Greece called Kaffeine. For them, every project is an opportunity to stand out and to create something unusual, exclusive and irreplaceable.

The designers wanted to create a world of fantasy and mystery based on real concepts
The designers wanted to create a world of fantasy and mystery based on real concepts
The cafe extends outside on an uncovered terrace
The cafe extends outside on an uncovered terrace
Outside there's a series of small bar-height tables with stools
Outside there’s a series of small bar-height tables with stools

They design mainly clubs, bars, restaurants and cafes but they can also be convinced to design apartments and residential spaces. The projects they deliver are the result of collaborations with various artists that specialize in graffiti, wrought iron manipulation, ceramic, sculpture, painting and various other things. The result is always something original and extraordinary.

The outdoor furniture matches the interior decor
The outdoor furniture matches the interior decor
The overall style is a combination of industrial and baroque
The overall style is a combination of industrial and baroque
There are strong steampunk influences which offer the decor a unique allure
There are strong steampunk influences which offer the decor a unique allure

As always, there’s a deeper meaning behind the design, one that goes beyond looks and function. The concept for this project was based on a desire to create a cafe similar to a space where inventors might have gathered in the past to present their creations. This explains the unusual items displayed on the walls.

The materials used are simple and they reflect their true nature
The materials used are simple and they reflect their true nature
The interior space is not very large and the ambiance is a very friendly and cozy one
The interior space is not very large and the ambiance is a very friendly and cozy one
The walls feature exposed bricks and they create an interesting backdrop for all the decorations
The walls feature exposed bricks and they create an interesting backdrop for all the decorations

The decor is inspired by famous inventors and sci-fi writers that proved to be visionary. There are also lots of references to the industrial revolution. For example, the walls are decorated with images of steam-powered vehicles such as trains, ships or aircrafts.

The designers gathered a variety of parts and pieces and combined them to create a one-of-a-kind decor
The designers gathered a variety of parts and pieces and combined them to create a one-of-a-kind decor
The bar front is decorated with cog wheels, chains and lights
The bar front is decorated with cog wheels, chains and lights

The bar area is particularly interesting, The area behind the actual bar looks a bit like the laboratory of a mad scientist, featuring chemistry lab glassware, thermoteters and nanometers. The shelves are made of metal and they’re framed by elegant baroque details and accent lighting.

The bar front is decorated with cog wheels, chains and lights
The bar front is decorated with cog wheels, chains and lights
The bar shelves are highlighted by baroque features
The bar shelves are highlighted by baroque features

The tables and the chairs are made of metal and they are adjustable, offering various seating positions designed to make visitors feel comfortable and at home in this unusual decor. All the furniture and all the decorations of the walls and ceiling were made in Cluj, Romania and then transported to Komotini in Greece.

The lighting is warm and subtle throughout the cafe
The lighting is warm and subtle throughout the cafe
There's this rough beauty that defines everything inside this space
There’s this rough beauty that defines everything inside this space

The bar front is decorated with cog wheels, chains, lights and gears and has become one of the attrations of the cafe. These elements were gathered by the designers and repurposed. They’re known for their ingenuity in this sense, being an element that defines all of their projects.

The main idea behind the decor was an era when inventors came up with new ideas and contraptions
The main idea behind the decor was an era when inventors came up with new ideas and contraptions
The walls of the cafe are decorated with unique installations
The walls of the cafe are decorated with unique installations
There are also pictures of famous inventors and their creations
There are also pictures of famous inventors and their creations

The space is decorated with all sorts of prototype machines which were custom-designed for the project. They are exhibited on the walls together with framed portraits of inventors and sketches of their creations. There are 12 such miniature inventions which were designed to introduce the visitors into a fantasy world.

The designers also created their own mini inventions which are exhibited on the walls
The designers also created their own mini inventions which are exhibited on the walls
You can see all sorts of creations reminiscent of the industrial revolution
You can see all sorts of creations reminiscent of the industrial revolution
Together they form a unique gallery, a collage of intriguing ideas
Together they form a unique gallery, a collage of intriguing ideas
The columns that support the building are also decorated in a similar manner
The columns that support the building are also decorated in a similar manner

The most eye-catching and complex feature would have to be the solar system planetarium that hangs from the ceiling. It symbolizes the perpetual motion of the planet sugesting that their movement around the sun is similar in a certain way to the way all sorts of new and ingenious ideas invade the minds of great inventors.

The columns that support the building are also decorated in a similar manner
The columns that support the building are also decorated in a similar manner
It's designed in the same steampunk style that defines the entire space
It’s designed in the same steampunk style that defines the entire space

All of these unique decor elements are a symbol of the visionary character that drives our society. This is a project that reminds us the fact that the univers has been the source of inspiration for lots of great minds.

This style also defines the bathrooms, creating a nice cohesion
This style also defines the bathrooms, creating a nice cohesion
In here, the walls and ceilings are decorated with cog wheels
In here, the walls and ceilings are decorated with cog wheels

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