The traditional restaurant König in Helsinki recently went through a complete transformation with the help of Joanna Laajisto and earlier this month, Michel opened its doors. Run by Mehdi Younes, Michel is definitely a place worth stopping by to have breakfast, lunch, dinner or a few drinks with friends.

The interior is fresh, stylish and welcoming. “The objective was to create a comfortable and casual interior that fits the surrounding neighbourhood”, tells Joanna. The overall look is elegant yet relaxed.

The green wall paneling is a fun detail: It is inspired by the city’s traditional kiosks (such as this one) from the 1940’s. I’m loving the combination of marble, stainless steel, natural wood, cognac leather and brass elements. You can spot numerous Marble Lights by &Tradition and Saarinen tables – Beautiful!

Michel
Mikonkatu 4
00100
Helsinki
Tel. +358 9 856 85750.

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Photos: Mikko Ryhänen