Kimberly Peck Architect
HK Restaurant & Bar
New York, NY
At this new location in the rapidly gentrifying Hell’s Kitchen region of Manhattan, these restauranteurs wanted to open an upscale diner themed restaurant. The aesthetic of the new cafe is modern industrial.
The fenestration of the front facade of HK Restaurant in New York, NY is to mimic the design of the garage doors. These doors fully open to the outside and along with the sidewalk tables give the feeling of alfresco dining in the summer.
Standard recessed ceiling lights chosen by Kimberly Peck Architect, are handled in a modern way by recessing them within rectangular cutouts in the ceiling; these are supplemented by square stainless-steel fixtures recessed into the concrete floors for HK Restaurant in New York, NY.
The bar top at HK Restaurant in New York, NY is fabricated from frosted glass with stainless steel wrapped edges. Kimberly Peck Architect separated the bar from the main dining space by a tall glass partition that is frosted at the base to hide the banquets on the opposite side.
Kimberly Peck architect chose custom white leather banquets to line the perimeter of the HK restaurant in New York, NY. The white leather banquets line the outer walls and dramatically continue all the way to the ceiling with an upholstered white leather brick pattern.
The industrial feel of the HK Restaurant in New York, NY is further emphasized by the poured concrete floors throughout the entire space, the exposed sprinkler system, the spiral ductwork and the extensive use of stainless steel and glass.