Regular readers will already be familiar with the recent innovations taking place in the world of pop-up retail/brand experiences, from the beautifully evocative Cognac brand Martell, to the brand with balls Beatbox Burgers. A recent commission by appliance specialists Electrolux is about to be launched – a portable dining experience. The Cube restaurants will be popping up on a series of landmark sites across Europe over the course of 2011, starting with a placement on top of the Parc du Cinquantenaire in Brussels, Belgium. The aim is to create a brand experience that surprises and inspires guests with fantastic tastes and never-before-seen views, ultimately stimulating them to explore their own creative boundaries next time they entertain friends or family at home.
The Cube is an ephemeral restaurant, an exceptional place, a unique opportunity to experience “dining with a view”.
It is outstanding as far as cuisine is concerned, an ideal demonstration of Electrolux’s know-how. The Cube is a unique architectural performance. Not only due to the place where it is set up, but also through its design: an organic and translucent place, a digest of technology. Read the rest of this entry »