Previously a dark warm sultry interior, the completely renewed Vermilion space is now fluid and bright. It features white floors, a striking wraparound bar with curtain lighting, clean stark furniture lines, dramatic accent pieces, and a bold metal wall of images as a tribute to India and its women.

Project Name: Vermilion
Studio Name: Searl Lamaster Howe Architects
Completion date: 2020
Building levels: 1
Location: Chicago, United States
Photography: Rachel Bires

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The combination of lighting, flames, metal, and white with silver accents were used to create a sense of fluidity. A contrast to the new bright white contemporary interior, is a newly designed black & white traditional corner with a rich detailed Moroccan mirror, Spanish tiles, and Indian accents.

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This global corner is reflective of a vintage era. It pulls together the Indian-Latin nexus that Vermilion represents and is a deliberate contrasting corner.

©Rachel Bires

On the exterior, outdoor dining for up to 30 is in Vermilion’s new breezy white gazebo patio with lush plants, and wicker and cane tones.


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