On the ground floor of the recently finished mixed-use Le Toison d’Or building in Brussels lies the new hotspot of the city: Buddy Buddy. This is not your ordinary hip café to get an oat milk latte. It is an atelier and café combined in which the owners make their own variety of special nut butters. They serve it on fresh toast and combine it with other ingredients to make the most of the tasting experience.
Because of its double function, that of being a café and atelier, the interior of Buddy Buddy is split up in a two-colour scheme. The back side, containing the counter and high seating areas, is made up of mixtures of special metallic red and earth tone colours. The front side is made up of warm white colours and contains low seating areas.
The zone in the middle of the café is the “free zone” where customers can wait, wander, linger, look around or take selfies. Nothing is prohibited in this space. Even dogs are very welcome to drop by for some left over peanut butter.
Buddy Buddy的室内陈设也在设计中扮演着重要角色。几乎所有的家具都是由定制的粉末涂层钢构件组合而成，形成了一种优雅的氛围。地板和柜台都被涂上鲜艳的塑料涂层，巨大的铜镜让这个紧凑的空间视觉上更开阔。Buddy Buddy内部的每一个小细节都经过精心设计，与业主有趣的性格和坚果黄油的美味口感相得益彰。
The materialisation of the interior of Buddy Buddy plays a key role in the design. Almost all fixed furniture is built up from custom powder coated steel elements, together forming a classy and elegant vibe. The floor and the counter are finished with a vibrant mortex coating and large bronze mirrors create depth in this rather compact space. Every little detail within the interior of Buddy Buddy is carefully thought out and complements the colourful character of the owners and the tasty experience of their nut butters.
Project Name:Buddy Buddy Cafe
Design Team:HOP Architects