Built by Tokyo firm Daikei Mills, Parisian cafe Dersou is named following the title character in the 1975 Akira Kurosawa movie. According to Daikei Mills, the challenge “began with an e-mail from Amaury Guyot and chef Taku Sekine, who came to us with a opportunity area and an strategy for a restaurant open to eclectic influences and bouts of inspiration, centered on a nightly tasting menu paired with cocktails.”
Situated near the Bastille, the primary restaurant place was centuries old and experienced “layers of historical past,” as the designers say. “We were being inspired to adapt our tips on web site to realize the sort of space we aspire to create—one that feels ‘undesigned,’ with no pointless frills.”
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N.B.: This story has been updated with new photographs and information and facts the primary publish ran on July 12, 2018.