The Finnish Institute in London recently rolled out an unconventional restaurant designed called Hell Yes! The temporary restaurant setup will be serving Finnish food until 3rd October in London thereby convincing with London Design Festival. The restaurant exhibition is seated in Londonewcastle Depot, 1-3 Wenlock Road, London N1.
The setup is furnished like a campsite-like formation in a shape of a circle. The open tens structure of canopies will be fashioned out of cashmere shawls and linen textiles from the new ‘Klaus Haapaniemi’ luxury textile collection. The interior of the open candlelit tents would have diners seated on camp beds. The dining tables are made by designer Linda Bergroth from samplings thinned out from a forest near Helsinki, secured at the top to form arching branches over each table. The furniture is the centre is a Finnish beauty made by Alvar Aalto, glassware by Harri Koskinen, staff uniforms by Heikki Salonen and Video work by Maria Duncker.
Hel Yes Restaurant Concept is result of ideas of the most sought after talent in contemporary Finnish Design. If you’re in for tasting delicacies from Finland, what other place could be better than this!