Dion & Arles creates “salon in which you can dine” for Il Gattopardo restaurant

French design and interiors studio Dion & Arles drew on the work of 20th-century Italian designers Carlo Mollino and Gio Ponti for the interior of Mayfair restaurant Il Gattopardo in London.

“We envisioned Il Gattopardo to be a salon in which you can dine – not just a restaurant,” the designers told Dezeen.

The studio looked to Mollino’s apartment in Turin for its balance between modernity and heritage.

The inner dining room has curved crushed-velvet seating and a large fireplace

“Modernity, heritage and sophistication are the three elements we think together define the Italian sensibility, which we tried to translate into the interiors,” Dion & Arles said.

Il Gattopardo

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