In a city like
Terra embodies a timeless eatery, where traditional construction and application techniques evoke a homelike and hospitable experience. Aware of the busy and loud surroundings, Bone aimed to create a retreat from the buzzing city.
For Bone, creating a sheltering atmosphere was imperative. The interior space is reminiscent of a
A slot punctuates the cacao walls and frames the hand-hammered column at the centre of the space. The tailor-made kitchen displays the talent that prevails behind the Mediterranean cuisine and allows guests to enjoy the culinary energy. All equipment is integrated, producing a refined working space with seamless counters.
With a strong desire to blend architecture and craftsmanship, Bone worked alongside several talented specialists that helped compose the space. The raw earth surfaces emulate different colours that are natural and pigment free. Clays from different parts of Italy have been sourced by Matteo Brioni, who developed the traditional raw earth surface finish that is healthy, hypoallergenic, versatile, and sinuously adaptable to any surface. Matteo’s brothers, who own
The earthy materiality and hues of Terra play an essential role in the intimate feel of the space as the monochromatic palette soothes the brutalist forms. Warm materials were considered, such as reclaimed and weathered woods, linen fabrics, smoked metals, as well as handmade ceramics. The strategically arranged projector and spotlights lay emphasis on the romantic atmosphere and the different textures and tones of the space.
Blurring the threshold between form and function, Bone Studio has created a layered and enveloping space that embodies warmth through its natural elements. A welcome place to take a breather in a city more known for its lavishly built environment and glittering skyline.
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