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HomeBedroom DesignFrank Structure recollects Nineteen Sixties glamour at Main Tom bar in Calgary

Frank Structure recollects Nineteen Sixties glamour at Main Tom bar in Calgary


Wealthy colors and leather-based upholstery characteristic on this Calgary bar and restaurant that Canadian studio Frank Structure primarily based on creator Truman Capote.

Main Tom is situated on the fortieth flooring of Stephen Avenue Place in Downtown Calgary, affording it panoramic views of the town, the Canadian prairies and the Rocky Mountains past.

Bar at Major Tom in Calgary
The bar counter at Main Tom in Calgary is inlaid with marbled stone

Native agency Frank Structure used design particulars influenced by the Nineteen Sixties for the interiors, with American novelist Truman Capote additionally appearing as a muse.

“Identified for his biting humour, fast wit, deep insights, and skill to get together more durable than anybody else; [Capote] was a gourmand, a bon vivant, a savant, and he captured the voice of the period completely,” mentioned the studio. “Main Tom is directly elevated and approachable, playful and relaxed, assured and gracious.”

Lounge area
The lounge space is embellished with darkish gray and russet tones

With the views taking a outstanding function, the strategy to the inside design is refined and restrained.

Dealing with the home windows, the bar counter entrance is inlaid with strips of marbled stone. Behind, skinny gridded shelving shops and subtly illuminates the liquor bottles.

Dining space
Leather-based chairs accompany eating tables

Alongside the glazed facade stretches a black tufted leather-based bench, which sits low to keep away from obstructing the view.

Two-top stone tables and rust-coloured armchairs comply with the bench parallel to the bar, resulting in a lounge space with darkish gray and russet decor.

“The lounge is attractive and mysterious,” mentioned Frank Structure. “Plush bespoke seating, wealthy tones, heat leathers, and darkish wooden lure you in for cocktails and conversations.”

On the opposite aspect of the bar, eating house for bigger events options leather-based chairs paired with wood-topped tables.

Library wall
A library wall shows books and small objects in softly lit alcoves

A library wall on the again shows assorted books and objects inside softly lit alcoves.

The solid concrete ceilings of the Nineteen Seventies tower are left uncovered, with amber-toned mirrors and cove lighting put in inside the raised trays.

View from the 40th floor
Visitors take pleasure in views of the town from the fortieth flooring

Low lighting, daring artworks and darkish colors all through all add to a temper and environment that evokes the glamour of the Nineteen Sixties.

Frank Structure relies in Calgary, and in addition designed the interiors for Japanese noodle bar Lonely Mouth within the metropolis.

The pictures is by Chris Amat.

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