The first thing visitors see is our oak-and-glass entry doors. When they get inside, they see our millwork features on nearly every surface throughout the restaurant: everywhere from the massive custom mouldings over the bar, to the enormous bulkhead supported by sturdy oak gallow brackets, to the fleur-de-lis screens paired with glass.
We used pony walls throughout the interior as partitions. These needed a high level of control over their intense finishes, so we built them in-house and delivered the pre-finished pieces to the site. The dining tables were built from 2″-thick oak butcher block, stained a dark walnut, and coated with our patented End+Edge Technology for a waterproof, maintenance-free finish.
The interior designer used artful lighting to accentuate our work. The hanging ceiling feature in the bar area, made from finished oak and rough-sawn panelling, is accentuated by a circular piece that shows off the contrast between the types of wood. This is similar to pieces we built for other State & Main locations, but the combination of reclaimed-looking materials and bright lighting added a new level of ambience.
For State & Main, quality is one of their top concerns. Instead of depending on over-the-counter materials, we designed a number of custom mirrors with classic oak frames. These were hung on the back bar, along the hallways, and in the washrooms to give the illusion of additional space.