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Redefining the fast food experience

In an increasingly foodie-centric culture it makes sense that more traditional fast food eateries evolve too. So when Adelaide’s Chicken Hub was on a redesign mission, the TK Design team knew to look to Staron

Chicken Hub is a busy takeaway food outlet in Adelaide’s Aberfoyle Park, offering food from the heart. With a redesign in mind, the owners were after a fitout that stood apart from other competitors with a durable, yet creative design with visual interest.

Tania Kloester of TK Design was approached to create a space to accommodate both dine in and takeaway customers. A timber structure was built in the heart of the store to define the counter area and create a sense of warmth and textural interest. Clever lighting draws the eye to the retail zone.

A dining hub was created, using Staron ‘Mosaic Dalmatian’ for seating and ‘Metallic Sleeksilver’ for the tabletops. The clients specified that they wanted to use a product that was easy to clean, had no open joins, and offered an impressive feature to the space. Having replaced the old upholstered seating several times, the fast-food outlet required a surface that was repairable and durable.

The properties of Staron Solid Surfaces have allowed for the banquette seat to be ergonomically formed with seamless built-in table areas to the waiting area. The colour and texture to the ‘Mosaic Dalmatian’ feels smooth underhand, and offers a unique pattern with a soft forgiving nature.

Staron ‘Metallic Sleeksilver’ was used in the fabrication of the table tops; complementing the seating and surrounding area perfectly. The non-porous properties offer a hygienic, easy-to-clean application, which looks and feels amazing.

The end result is a vibrant new layout featuring exciting finishes and providing an invitation to people passing by to come in.

Check out the full list of 2017 Staron Design Award Winners.

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