Classic tin tiles were repurposed from the ceiling and used on the walls, adding interest and highlighting the space's original character.
Located in Ottawa’s Centretown neighbourhood, Fauna is a single-storey restaurant with a private room in the basement for special events.
A heritage corner building along the main urban artery of Bank street, the existing brick structure has played host to a variety of shops in its lifetime, but was never home to a restaurant.
Design Insight - Tin
By restricting the palette to three materials: zinc, wood, and glass, the space feels sophisticated and character-filled.
A series of frosted petal pendants above the bar animates the restaurant and act as beacons visible from the street.
Design Insight - Open Kitchen
The restaurant features a new commercial kitchen and an open, wrap-around bar that frames views of the chefs in action.
Chef/Owner: Jon Svazas