An exciting new "Fancy Grilled Cheese" stall at the The Bourse's newly renovated food hall. The Mighty Melt aesthetic is characterized by cool, colorful graphics grounded by clean architectural wooden elements. Natural and up-cycled materials come together in an eye-catching scheme. A fresh and unique look intended to stand out and offer strong branding opportunities.
Moderne Gallery is the premier dealer in the USA, specializing in 20th Century studio furniture. MGD created a compelling space for this internationally recognized art and furniture gallery within a renovated industrial factory space in Port Richmond. The building’s character was retained and maximized, creating a unique backdrop for the pieces to shine by strategically incorporating new finished materials sparingly while salvaging the existing shell.
BISTRO ON BRIDGE
A two story renovation to a 1920's Art Deco Woolworth's department store building. This project includes two craft beer bars, a private dining room and an outdoor beer garden. Bistro on Bridge is brimming with fun elements, old and new.
ANALOG BAR ROOM
The second floor of a two story full gut restaurant renovation and design. The Analog Bar Room features commissioned murals by street artist DISTORT. A new rooftop beer garden overlooking the heart of downtown Phoenixville is complete with a custom VW van conversion "Beer Bus". The interior is equipped for fun with a large bar, retro arcade games, an indoor fireplace, and a refurbished shuffle board table.
CAKE LIFE BAKE SHOP
This charming, light-filled bakery on Fishtown's Frankford Avenue was designed to highlight the artistic, hand-crafted pastries and cakes on display. The amazing owners have appeared on Food Network's Cupcake Wars three times, and won!
Its graffiti aesthetic and aircraft hanger doors imbue this casual bar cum eatery with a urban hip vibe befitting it's locale. Custom iron glass racks hang above a central bar with copper taps imported from Italy.
This award winning restaurant was an early adopter of the green movement incorporating recycled and repurposed materials throughout.
An early pioneer in what has become one of Philadelphia's first gentrified and mixed neighborhoods, Osteria celebrates it's industrial roots. The space generously carved from an old parking garage remains one of the city's memorable gastronomic attractions.
This prototype of Pizzeria Vetris being built throughout the country was designed with a simple brand aesthetic in mind. Its success is a testament to the successful design.
Pizzeria Vetri, Rittenhouse Square
Pizzeria Vetri, Art Museum District
In Northern Liberties, Pigalle was designed to celebrate but not imitate the namesake French neighborhood in what was an equally edgy Philadelphia neighborhood.
Located at the entrance to the Philadelphia Navy Yard, this former gatehouse has been completely transformed into a multi story casual restaurant. Custom tile floors, painted murals, wainscoting throughout create a timelessness befitting it's important location.
Vetri Cucina's private dining room is an intimate space that invokes a rustic charm. A large custom wood dining table takes center stage while custom millwork completes the room. The adjacent tasting kitchen provides guests with a front row seat to the chefs at work.
Vallani, located in Philadelphia's mid town restaurant district, has gone through several design iterations; two of which were photographed and are shown here. Its hip and flexible interior embraces the crowds that gather for food, music, drink and an always changing series of events.