Students at this cooking studio in Lithuania can prepare meals at worktops with knife-shaped legs, before sitting down to eat in a dining room carpeted with fake grass.
Named Ciop Ciop, the cook-for-yourself restaurant functions as a venue for one-day culinary classes and was put together by Lithuanian designers Martynas Kazimierėnas and Paulius Vitkauskas within an old factory district in Vilnius.
"The establishment is named after the expression 'chop-chop', giving a clue for fast, tasty and painless food preparation experiences," said the designers.
Cooking pots are suspended from the ceiling as lampshades, while plant pots filled with herbs are dotted across the tabletops and surfaces.
"These herbs are important, because the ones in stores don't have the same taste and they also give a nice touch to the interior," Kazimierėnas told Dezeen.
Mismatched chairs fill the dining room, but each one is painted white or upholstered with white fabric to give a unified appearance. Diners are also encouraged to take off their shoes and walk barefoot across the grassy floor.
The worktops with knife-shaped legs were especially created by the designers for the studio. "We believe that designers should always reinvent things, even such classics as a table," said Kazimierėnas.
Another cooking studio we've featured recently is a baking school with translucent screens and lamps made from top hats.
Photography is by Darius Petrulaitis.
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