Optical effects

Entering the Parentesi Concept Bar, the gaze is captured and drawn downward, to the floor in Ceramica Vogue tiles. Every corner of the venue is filled with captivating eclecticism and daring combinations

Parentesi Concept Bar, Frattamaggiore, Italy
Parentesi Concept Bar, Frattamaggiore, Italy

Parentesi, in Frattamaggiore, near Naples, has a crescent moon layout, designed by the architect Carmine Abate through a mixture of oriental inspirations, bright colors, different epochs and many materials, ranging from Vienna straw to paneling, wallpapers with oriental themes to wood or lacquer, all the way to facings by Ceramica Vogue utilized in the entire venue and the small restroom.

Parentesi Concept Bar, Frattamaggiore, Italy
Parentesi Concept Bar, Frattamaggiore, Italy

The floor, which adds forceful character to the entire facility, produces an optical effect thanks to the herringbone tiles from the Interni series, with a satin finish in a format of 5×20 cm, with checkerboard colors of Ice White and Black.

Parentesi Concept Bar, Frattamaggiore, Italy
Parentesi Concept Bar, Frattamaggiore, Italy

The restroom, entirely clad in tile (also on the ceiling) with a format of 10×10 cm, from the Interni series, is in total black, where the sole touch of color is the bright yellow of the cabinet supporting the washstands, which are also in black.

Parentesi Concept Bar, Frattamaggiore, Italy
Parentesi Concept Bar, Frattamaggiore, Italy

Photo © Mena Tignola