Accent walls were cast in corrugated cement with a green oxide pigment. The flooring design was created with a bold mix of local gray Sadarahalli granite and black Cuddapah stone. Columns were clad in sheets of mild steel and then lacquered.
The dramatic, vaulted space features a color scheme that consists of deep red, peacock green, blue and olive. Seating in the 8,200-square-foot restaurant is a mix of booths and tables as well as sofas for lounging.
1Q1 is a culmination of heady influences. The cultures and styles span various genres to create a unique aesthetic that has the ability to transform from a light-filled casual eatery during the day to a potent, high-energy bar and performance space at night.
Designers capitalized on the art deco character of the building by integrating an arched colonnade into the existing fenestration and painting it a deep red that recalls the High Court of Karnataka that was once located in the same precinct.