Stone tapestries of Olivo restaurant in London

How possible is it to turn a glamour cafe into a fashionable design restaurant?! One way is to decorate the walls with stone slabs - bas-reliefs from Italian architect Pierluigi Piu and the masters of the Lithea factory. Laconic, harmonious, and effective way!

Olivo restaurant, designed by Pierluigi Piu, London, photos courtesy Lithea
This stone wall decoration transforms a luxury restaurant into a beautiful trendy retreat. This is exactly what Italian architect Pierluigi Piu did while creating the new interior of the Olivo restaurant in London.
He also came up with the original design of the stone “tapestries” made by the masters of the Lithea factory. The original bas-reliefs reflect the ancient technique of weaving decorative fabrics, which have a grainy texture (pibiònes), traditional for beautiful Italian island Sardinia.

Olivo restaurant, designed by Pierluigi Piu, London, photos courtesy Lithea
Macro-patterns depict stylized lapwings and grapes, which are considered a symbol of fertility and prosperity. Together it creates the vibe of an ancient mystical place in the center of the modern city.

Olivo restaurant, designed by Pierluigi Piu, London, photos courtesy Lithea

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