MASKINEN

Hospitality Design — Restaurant / Dining

A scientific sensorial culinary journey that transports guests forward in time. Inspired by the idea of a pod situated in a Scandinavian forest, the experience encourages an existential self-realization in our roles as humans in the future. As guests indulge in nuances in layers of flavors, they are no longer where they physically and mentally expected to be.

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MACHINE / FOREST 

A cerebral sci-fi approach to Scandinavian food where the visionary becomes reality. Inspired by Scandinavian birch forests, guests are greeted by preserved birch tree trunks. The dining area is placed on a raised platform inspired by a future pod, surrounded by trees represented by LED fluorescent pillars. A large atrium allows longer pillars to extend to the second floor, creating an open atmosphere.

Guests will have access to a mobile app, to create a user experience upon arriving at the restaurant. Guests can check available reservation dates, make reservations, and check in before they arrive. Implementing branding and pre-dining elements heighten the anticipation of the date they arrive.

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A NIGHT IN FUTURE SCANDINAVIA

Maskinen serves dishes inspired by Nordic, Swedish, and Danish delicacies with a futuristic approach. Working with gastronomy and traditional methods, wholesome scientific cooking is the basis of Maskinen's constantly evolving menu. Table setting: Yuki Sakano Flatware / Asketik Fon Plate / Hasami Porcelain Unglazed Cylindrical Bowl

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