Peruvian entrepreneur and chef Franco Noriega recently worked with Wid Chapman Architects to bring new life to the interior of his renowned West Village restaurant, Baby Brasa. Much like his Latin fusion cooking style, Noriega tasked the design firm with creating an atmosphere that marries his Peruvian and European origins. The collaboration sought to bring the chef's passion into the restaurant's details, creating both a delicious and unforgettable experience.
Wid Chapman Architects included lots of light woods and rattan details to invite a sense of brightness to the space. Tropical plants are also heavily used throughout the restaurant to channel the feelings of the Latin region. Guests are left with the impression of laying out on a relaxing beach in Colombia or having a tasty cocktail in Cuba.
Astek's Verdure wallcovering tied all of these elements together perfectly. The design's blend of deep green monsteras, palm trees, birds of paradise, and calatheas truly allowed Baby Brasa's makeover to come to life. The beige background of this wallcovering makes the botanical elements pop, making Noriega's spot the perfect getaway.