A bistro located in the heart of the city with relaxed and creative atmosphere
The name was inspired by a popular drafting equipment store previously located near this place. A new addition to the White Rabit Family holding, the project was conceived by restaurateur Boris Zarkov, chef Vladimir Mukhin and gastronaut Mikhail Druyan as a vibrant dining spot where innovative gastronomic ideas could be enjoyed by a diverse audience in relaxed settings.
The interior evolved with several themes in mind. First of all, its former history as a shop for drafting equipment is reflected in the details of furniture and lighting, which include drafting lamps by Le Corbusier among others.
Secondly, we were inspired by the Soviet design of public spaces. The central custom designed chandelier references Moscow metro light fixtures from the 1960s and 1970s. Mid-century modern aesthetics is channeled further with wooden pannels, brown leather and even a little bit of pop art.
The wall to wall painting installed by artist Dmitry Aske recalls Soviet public spaces, where epic mosaics or murals often took centre stage in an otherwise utilitarian interior.