An 1860s Building Was Transformed Into A Contemporary Cafe In Greece

Interior Design Laboratorium have recently completed the interior design of BON BON Fait Maison, a small cafe and gelato shop in Greece, that features white plaster walls with wood accents. #RetailDesign #CafeDesign #InteriorDesign #Cafe #Greece

Photography by Giorgos Sfakianakis

 

Interior Design Laboratorium have recently completed BON BON Fait Maison, a unique small ‘gourmet fast food’ cafe that’s located on the island of Kythira in Greece.

 

The white building, which dates back to the 1860s, was refurbished with the help of the local architectural firm m3kythira.

Outside this modern cafe, wood benches have been attached to the walls to provide a place to sit and eat. #ModernCafe #CafeDesign #CafeExterior #Greece

Photography by Giorgos Sfakianakis

At night, a simple wall sconce highlights the name of the cafe, while a window provides a glimpse of the activities inside.


At night, a simple wall sconce highlights the name of this modern cafe, while a window provides a glimpse of the activities inside. #Cafe #CafeDesign #Lightign

Photography by Giorgos Sfakianakis

The interior has been set up with a service counter that leads from the front door to the back wall.


The interior of this modern cafe has been set up with a service counter that leads from the front door to the back wall. #Cafe #CafeDesign #InteriorDesign #RetailDesign

Photography by Giorgos Sfakianakis

A wood and white color palette has been used throughout with simple wood shelves and cabinets providing storage for the variety of plates and cups.


A wood and white color palette has been used throughout this modern cafe with simple wood shelves and cabinets providing storage for the variety of plates and cups. #Cafe #CafeInterior #RetailDesign #InteriorDesign

Photography by Giorgos Sfakianakis

On the wall near the service counter, there’s built-in shelving with products for purchase and a tall grey sink with a single tap.


This contemporary cafe has built-in shelving with products for purchase and a tall grey sink with a single tap. #CafeDesign #CafeInterior #Cafe

Photography by Giorgos Sfakianakis

The careful selection of materials and elements, such as the traditional mosaic floor, the white marble from the island of Naxos, the built-in benches and the wooden ceiling which was carefully restored and preserved, are familiar images tied to Greek island houses.


The careful selection of materials and elements in this cafe, such as the traditional mosaic floor, the white marble from the island of Naxos, the built-in benches and the wooden ceiling which was carefully restored and preserved, are familiar images tied to Greek island houses. #ModernCafe #CafeInterior #CafeDesign #InteriorDesign #Greece

Photography by Giorgos Sfakianakis

White plaster walls helps to keep the interior bright and airy, while a small sitting area with a built-in bench is located on the other side of an arch.


White plaster walls in this modern cafe helps to keep the interior bright and airy, while a small sitting area with a built-in bench is located on the other side of an arch. #CafeDesign #CafeInterior #InteriorDesign

Photography by Giorgos Sfakianakis

Hanging above the sitting area is a simple wood shelf that’s home to plants and books.


Hanging above a dining area in a modern cafe is a simple wood shelf that's home to plants and books. #Shelving #InteriorDesign #Shelf #HangingShelf

Photography by Giorgos Sfakianakis

Here’s a glimpse of some of the menu items that includes homemade ice creams and sorbets, and crepes.


Here's a glimpse of some of the menu items of BON BON Fait Maison, a small cafe and gelato shop in Greece, that includes homemade ice creams and sorbets, and crepes. #Gelato #CafeMenu #FoodPhotography

Photography by Giorgos Sfakianakis

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