Ryans Virtual Design, Inc. was delighted to be selected as the design architect of the newly opened Gelato Parlor; Amorino first West Coast installation in the very prestigious 90210 zip code location.
The Parisian Gelato chain with over 100 European locations in Paris, London, Madrid, Barcelona, Milan, and Berlin, has opened its American flagship in the heart of Beverly Hills, CA. Loyal international customers are excited that Amorino has elected to introduce this fine quality product to the American market. Amorino, was founded in 2002 by two Italian childhood friends, the artisan gelato shop prides itself on using top notch ingredients sourced from around the world. The European chains signature Gelato Flower Cone which are made according to traditional Italian methods and select all natural ingredients made with absolutely no artificial coloring or flavors, only authentic ingredients from organic free range eggs to highest grade whole milk.
The new Beverly Hills store features many of the core design elements that are evident in Amorino’s Brand identity. Those external elements include Italian design Storefront, illuminated signage panel with Amorino Cupid logo.
The design retains the majority of the existing contemporary architecture and introduces a high contrast upper signage panel with canvas awning over the existing canopy architectural structure. The existing 13′-0″ storefront including round columns are reconditioned and refinished in a high quality graffiti resistant black finish. The project introduces outdoor seating for twelve allowing customers to enjoy celebrity sightseeing while enjoying year round summer.
The traditional Italian renaissance architecture of Amorino compliments their artisan aesthetic delicacy, which looks to bring a European vibe to South Santa Monica Blvd. in Beverly Hills. The crystal chandeliers hanging from the exposed beamed ceiling to rustic natural brick wall give this location a touch of comfortable elegance, which is very indicative of the area. The earth tone venetian plastered walls and black leather banquettes with Italian stone floor create an amazing environment you want to spend some time in. The 37 flavor gelato bar is stocked with decadent gelato and desserts sure to delight your sweet tooth. This space waits for you in the name of “sweetness”.
Ryans Virtual Design worked with Beverly Hills City Council Design Review Board and other local agencies to transform this former Beauty Salon to a restaurant with open air dining area while maintaining the districts high end design criteria and department guidelines. The storefront and outdoor dining three dimensional renderings helped local agencies visualize and approve the proposed concept design. The overall experience proved to be a rewarding and successful compliment to the Beverly Hills dining experience.
These are just a few photos of the renovation stages for you to enjoy
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