tamar restaurant+bar

location: miami beach, fl

description: “Tamar” – is a design for an authentic Georgian restaurant in the heart of South Beach. Unique concept exquisitely implemented to imbue the blend of Georgian culture, passion, tradition, cuisine and people. Elements of traditional design blend seamlessly with rustic, yet refined interior. Dramatic architectural elements: soaring arches, dynamic staircase, custom one-of-a-kind lighting and cozy banquettes entice guests to explore the entire space. Guests of the restaurant are presented with a variety of dining experiences from 2-story high front dining area and magnificent bar to private banquettes and wine tasting area on the second floor. Drawing on the ancient culture of winemaking, the space boast plentiful wine display cases incorporated into dramatic architectural elements. The sophisticated material palette juxtaposes refined and luxurious elements like cobalt velvet banquettes with rough stone that reminds of mountains of Caucasus. The lighting creates dramatic effect that is warm and inviting, yet highlights significant interior elements.