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ZuZu's Coffee Bar
Hartford, Connecticut

In this former Arts and Crafts style space in Hartford, Fenimore Rosenberg Kolb designed an eclectic mix of custom finishes and fixtures including a new oak bar, counters, and lighting, creating a space that would be a warm coffee bar by day and cocktail bar at night.

The visual focus of the two-story space is the new curvilinear bar. The front wraps around existing columns in a sensuous curve. At the back bar tambour doors conceal liquor displays and cocktail bar equipment during the day. At night they open to change the menu as well as the ambiance.

The furnishings mix stock restaurant seating and tables with funky antiques and details that create a lively interior.