With the mission of “Bringing back the fun mojo of a kaiten restaurant with exceptional food quality”, Sushizilla draws references from Japanese comics, video games and pop culture.
November 26th, 2013
Located in Sydney’s new Central Park development, Sushizilla’s neon sign, splashes of colour and tetris-like linear geometry teleport you into the digital world of an old-school gaming arcade. Vie Studio focuses on creating an engaging shopfront façade to the restaurant as a response to the client’s brief in providing a unique dining experience.
The interior pays tribute to early computer games raster graphic through the use of rectilinear geometry exhibited in the coloured square tiles and milk crates. This energetic colour scheme is balanced by the subtlety of neutral engineered stone, textured paint finish and exposed concrete. The contrast between vibrancy and neutral tones adds a playful contemporary twist to the retro gaming arcade.
Pushing the boundaries of traditional sushi train restaurants and sustaining the tech-y, digital theme, Sushizilla features hi-tech (but commonplace in Japan) elements such as a touch screen ordering system for each patron which complements the sushi available on the train.
The overall design is complemented by the black and white comical mural, which is the canvas of artist Siori Kitajima.
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