TAZZA CAFÉ

WHAT: Café and music venue in the center of downtown Providence.

CHALLENGE: Developing a coherent aesthetic vision while working with various local
artists and craftsmen showcasing their work; realizing that vision on a very limited budget

STRATEGY: Clean, neutral space plays off colorful elements such as a cast resin bar
and blown-glass windows.

TAZZA CAFÉ

By day, the space is bright and clean, with colorful highlights.

TAZZA CAFÉ

A wall of glass ‘lanterns’, handblown by a local glass artist.

TAZZA CAFÉ

In the evening, the colored lights attract the public and allow for low lighting during performances.

TAZZA CAFÉ

The ceiling was dropped to hide the massive A/C equipment and to bring the room to a more comfortable scale.