As always when we open
a new Fish and Chip Shop we are tortured trying to come up with a
name. In the past we have run the gamut from the ridiculous to the
sublime (Tartan Annie's to McNie's) all of which we sold and can't use
again. My suggestion "MacGregors" has been shot down and June has come
up with what I think is a great name. "High Street Fish and Chip
Shop", everyone from over there seems to get it, since there is not a
High Street in the whole of Toronto anyone wishing to shop on the High
Street will have to come to us. Things are in the calm before the
storm stage with not much to show so we have been working on furniture
design and finishes.
Here is a picture of our open concept washroom taken from the kitchen
Almost a blank canvas
And deciding on
furnishings isn't easy as you can see from this email...
Here are the choices we discussed on
#1 is the chair model
#2. Shows the available wood colours/finishes. Discussed that maybe
the mahogany would be nice. Rather than try and match the chairs to
anything let them stand on their own and thought maybe the red in the
mahogany would be an effective contrast with the ash floor, instead of
something cohesive something a little unexpected and the red would
look nice with the formica table top we liked best. Next choice was
the cherry, need feedback as not entirely confident in how the colours
are represented on the computer screen. The ash floor is accented with
cherry at the base of walls etc... same cherry would be used in the
wainscotting/booths, the chairs would be a seperate element rather
than the same as the booths?
#4. I think maybe the faun vinyl is the
best choice for the seat cover/booth benches.... I fear the pumice
might be a little institutional.
#5 just shows the pumice vinyl.
#6 Liked this pattern rather than the
previous choice of the wood grain. Think this would be very nice with
the red in the mahogany chair but not as confident when applied to
the cherry finish?
Well that's what has been debated! Any feed back, insights or divine
design intervention would be appreciated. Big Sar