A late-night whisky den in Poznan, Poland is attracting attention due to its seductive transformation by Adam Wiercinski. Źródło is a basement bar of a tenement house, where the original brick walls and wooden floors have been exposed to create the ideal backdrop for the bespoke furniture and lighting pieces which make-up the fabric of the delectable drinking hole.
Dividing up the interior are three steel structures inside the bar – this black metal framework creates a design element that incorporates seating and illumination, whilst also preserving the character of the space, as all the aspects can attach to this stand-alone metal mesh meaning the original walls go unscathed. Subtle, graphite hues with strong citrus accents complement the materials and infuse with the rich, dark palette that is on cue for conjuring the bar’s vibe and setting the tone.
The venue maximises on its small size by accommodating contemporary storage and display units embedded within the interior framework, as well as the quirky benches and stools. Having a unique style – utilising a ‘roller’ made of eco-leather – they stand at various heights giving clientele different seating options, with backrests incorporated along the peripheral wall. There are transition zones between each of the three rooms, with spatial details connecting each of the spaces. In the bar as the night draws on, the bespoke lighting aspects – and the flowing whisky – ensure the atmosphere is enhanced into the wee small hours.
Photos courtesy of the designer.
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