French designer Sasufi used reclaimed wooden doors to recreate the decorative panelling of nineteenth century French interiors on the walls of this patisserie on the outskirts of Melbourne.
Bright white paint unifies the assortment of doors, which are arranged in a patchwork over two walls.
Shelving and display cupboards are slotted around the panels to present brightly-coloured packages containing herbal teas.
A low counter extends from one of the walls and is also lined with white-painted doors. Glass cabinets sit on top and are filled with a selection of macaroons and cakes.
The third wall of the patisserie is coloured with deep purple and decorated with antique porcelain plates.
"The interior design reflects two primary intentions: simplicity and contrast," said Sasufi. "A clean white canvas has been created to form a backdrop to the colourful display of macarons and luxurious Kusmi Tea. A warm purple wall facing opposite provides a sense of contrast."
White-painted chairs surround the rectangular tables and stand out against the dark tiles of the floor.
A small kitchen is located at the rear of the cafe and a leaded-glass window offers a glimpse inside.
Branding for the patisserie was completed by Melbourne creative agency Sense.
Sasufi, aka Anne-Sophie Poirier, is a French-born designer based in Melbourne. She launched her studio in 2010 and has also completed the Slowpoke cafe, which features a 12 metre-long wall covered in timber offcuts.
Photography is by the designer.
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