Designed by Chiho & Partners, this restaurant is locate din Seongnam, South Korea. The architects created an impressive geometric installation hangs from the ceiling of the main dining room at Namus Boutique Restaurant. Made of steel and acrylic resin, the sculptural object – its stylized form resembling an upside-down metropolis – doubles as a lamp. Suspended above the elevated open kitchen at the heart of the restaurant, it sheds light on the cooks’ preparations and calls attention to this dramatic, stage-like area. Throughout the space, a carefully developed lighting scheme, which demonstrates the designer’s preference for an indirect glow, discreetly enhances the sharp geometry of the furnishings. With a floor area of nearly 1000-sq-m, the venue also accommodates six private dining rooms, each with its own distinctive environment. A subtle palette adds the final touch, bringing to life an interior that has much in common with a futuristic film set.