Steam, a cocktail bar and restaurant, is opening opposite London’s Paddington Station in April, designed by Simon McCarthy. It claims to ‘revive the forgotten romance of travel’ with Art Deco entrance steps that emit wisps of steam. The interior features dark red booths where cocktails and shots will be served and photography of different images of steam. The food is traditional British ‘with a twist’, such as sausages and mash and Lancashire hotpot. Sister bar to the Zeta bar in London’s Hilton Hotel, Steam opens in mid-April.
The 36-year-old cultural event has a new, reversible campaign identity for this year, which features comic strips that tell different tales depending on which way they are read.
The new events space by Mary Duggan Architects can be adapted with translucent curtains that sweep across the room to mark out different areas.
A London-based group of artists, designers and architects hosts workshops in King’s Cross every month that look to engage the young, local community, teach them new skills and help them
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