Ciop Ciop by Martynas Kazimierėnas
and Paulius Vitkauskas

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Ciop Ciop by Martynas Kazimierėnas and Paulius Vitkauskas

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.

Ciop Ciop by Martynas Kazimierėnas and Paulius Vitkauskas

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.

Ciop Ciop by Martynas Kazimierėnas and Paulius Vitkauskas

"The establishment is named after the expression 'chop-chop', giving a clue for fast, tasty and painless food preparation experiences," said the designers.

Ciop Ciop by Martynas Kazimierėnas and Paulius Vitkauskas

Cooking pots are suspended from the ceiling as lampshades, while plant pots filled with herbs are dotted across the tabletops and surfaces.

Ciop Ciop by Martynas Kazimierėnas and Paulius Vitkauskas

"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.

Ciop Ciop by Martynas Kazimierėnas and Paulius Vitkauskas

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.

Ciop Ciop by Martynas Kazimierėnas and Paulius Vitkauskas

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.

Ciop Ciop by Martynas Kazimierėnas and Paulius Vitkauskas

Another cooking studio we've featured recently is a baking school with translucent screens and lamps made from top hats.

Ciop Ciop by Martynas Kazimierėnas and Paulius Vitkauskas

This week we've also published a restaurant with a bar made out of cooking pots. See more stories about restaurant design.

Ciop Ciop by Martynas Kazimierėnas and Paulius Vitkauskas

Photography is by Darius Petrulaitis.

  • ingrida

    Looks clean and cosy – gotta visit it!