With its leafy streets lined with modernist villas and badly parked jeeps, Saska Kępa isn’t the first name to mind when thinking about raw visceral street art – but that’s just what you’ll find at Tel Aviv’s latest venture.
Inspired by the mega hip Florentin district of the Israeli capital, July saw the walls of this cool vegan hangout transformed to echo the powerful chaos and raw multiplicity of the legendary Mediterranean city.
Extending into the glorious back garden, and executed by the Partners In Crime creative studio, messages of love and peace combine with quirky art, fun slogans and cheeky, often witty drawings.
As if mirroring the spirit of the owner, Malka Kafka, it’s a style that relaxes, disarms and immediately engages: in the process, boundaries have been breached to imbue this posh district with the kind of vibrant, alternate swagger it’s for so long clearly lacked.
A reflection of this vegan restaurant’s own progressive thinking, rarely has a design felt so in tune with the overriding concept.
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