Number 5 - Dubai, UAE

Client: Private
Designer: Number 5
Scope of work: FF&E package, partial Fit-Out

Recently opened in Dubai, Number 5 is a specialty coffee shop focused on coffee excellence. The concept was conceived through the owner’s desire to give a new breath of life to an old residence on Dubai’s famed street, Al Wasl.

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The interior has been renovated but still remains almost intact structure-wise. Also, the interior has been painted white to give the appearance of a large space. This simple yet sophisticated use of color doubles as a canvas by making the coffee counter and the furniture become focal points.

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COLLECTIONAL FF&E and fit-out specialists offered attentive support in the furniture selection and installation processes.

The furniture selection is a celebration of the brand, Gebrüder Thonet Vienna GmbH (GTV), with rich history in furniture design for F&B environments. In Number 5, you can see a furniture combination which sums up the concept of the project– takthe best from the past, combinit with the present to creatan environment that incites the future.

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The bent beechwood chair N811, designed by Josef Hoffmann in 1930; timeless and modern.

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The Single Curve barstool, designed by Japanese design studio Nendo in 2015; a rigorous and poetic approach which distilsthe essence of the design research.

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Lehnstuhl lounge chair, designed by Nigel Coates in 2015; a sophisticated lounge chair with an elaborate design.

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