Housed in the prevalent shophouses of age-old Peranakan architecture, a delicate blend of hyper-futurism meets the new-age explorer, its organic design influences akin to the cavernous journeys one embarks on curiously, into the heart of an icy mountain peak. Providing momentary respite from Singapore’s everyday summer, a chill of winter’s delight for the deservingly unsuspecting, Birds of Paradise Gelato Boutique sets forth to create a cool gelato experience like no other.
To experience the full Birds of Paradise Craig Road in its entirety is to embark on its intended journey that begins with the only way in — entry from the front of the shophouse, through the sidelines of manicured Livistonia fan palm planters and customised gelato equipment with specified glass enclosures, all set within the voluminous curved stainless steel counter with precise recesses for consumer amenities. Natural organic textures were considered for contrast against the stainless steel counter to instil a sense of comfort amidst the hyper-futurism intentions within the coolness of the space, paving the way for fluidity to be incorporated in the build to remove all sense of intimidating edges or often cold and futuristic occurrences. A muted colour profile was adopted to induce a sense of calmness and serenity, and the meandering passageway, setting the stage for a transcendent experience to evoke a heightened sense of wonder and delight with every turn.
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