An integral part of the neighborhood landscape and history, the space had connections of its own. Rather than risk alteration of the structure, ai3 developed a plan that would create a space within a space.
Inspired by Woodstock's railroad heritage, Acru redefines banking by functioning like a town square, filled with activity and loosely defined spaces.
Brought in to design Alma Cocina with Atlanta firm Peace Design, ai3 was tasked with creating an authentic experience for modern Mexican cuisine within the high-end business environment of 191 Peachtree.
One of the most profound effects of ai3’s design is also one of the initial impressions one gets upon entering Bocado: cleanliness.
It is indeed rustic with vintage details, like the old meat slicer that sits behind the bar and the worn wood bowls and pizza peels that casually adorn the space.
The design conceived by ai3 covers the map in terms of style, culture and functionality and bridges iconic southern style with custom eclectic elements.
This Smyrna speakeasy is a true backroom saloon, a quality that makes Eleanor’s feel private and special for those who find it.
Whimsical and edgy, this burger boutique is a clever interpretation of what it means to flip and to “flip out.”
From the enormous chalkboard to the green sofas in the lounge, The Globe is classroom refined.
When designing Googie Burger, ai3 carefully balanced needs to add value to the park without creating competition for its existing attractions.
The design team at ai3 pushed aside their drawing boards and built the restaurant’s interior on-site with cardboard at full size. They examined different experiences to understand what they would subsequently reinvent.
The whole of H&F Bottle Shop is reminiscent of a vintage apothecary, a place one visits for personal attention and expertise.
Inspired by the 70s rock and roll culture and a generation that grew up on hot dogs, ai3 infused HD1 with gritty, raw elements and a touch of synthetic texture.
At Holeman & Finch, whole pigs are butchered, tonic water is made from scratch, and experimentation is just part of the routine.
With the opening of Ink & Elm, the residents of Druid Hills will have a place to call their own. In fact, they will have three spaces in one and a destination that speaks to the past and future of the neighborhood.
Variations in seating and finishes provide Inman Perk with an ability to function as a series of rooms in one.
Behind the old shutters and reclaimed floorboards is a wall of red glass tiles, a signature relic of Joel Antunes’ exclusive namesake restaurant.
Unlike typical seafood style, which tends toward a vacation-like experience, Lure’s design goes deeper, taking guests away from the sand and sunsets to the massive ships and harbors that are the landscape of industrial fishing.
The atmosphere and the story of the design are key ingredients to the pizza experience.
Hallways and rooms meander as if in a farmhouse, yielding an evolving translation of the modern-rustic approach.
Together with his wife, Sarah Marie Johnston, Chef Tom Gray envisioned a place where design, food and ambiance work together holistically to create a special and welcoming experience.
The backdrop is industrial and rustic, however, the overall atmosphere is ruggedly airy. ai3 has achieved this fine balance by using the space to their advantage.
Much of the personality that drove ai3’s design for Seed was inspired by the chef’s own photography and travel experiences.
Classic mid-century furniture creates a comfortable vernacular from which unexpected elements diverge.
There’s a new and improved Taco Mac coming to neighborhoods. It’s a place known for great wings and beer, and with the help of ai3, it will be also be recognized as an exciting place to grab a meal, hang out or enjoy a game.