Mar 2017 // GSA

Brief: To design a restaurant that reflects and responded to my childhood memories, capturing my unique cultural and social heritage [ half English, half Turkish ]. 


Proposal: ‘Incir ve Limon’ is a small traditional Turkish restaurant which serves a variety of Turkish meze, cakes, Raki and thick Turkish coffee.

The use of classical materials; stone walls, patterned tiles and rugs, creates an authentic atmosphere. I have also introduced a handmade and painted Efes bottle

cap wall texture and integrated my own fabric designs for the soft furnishings.

These reference my childhood domestic memories and environments from growing up in a small village in the south-west corner of Turkey.

Together these make the space unique – provoking a specific sense of meaning and memory which reflects my multicultural background.




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