Leckie Studio Architecture + Design

Leckie Studio Architecture + Design

Vancouver, BC, CA


UYU Ice Cream

Commercial Intervention

Location / Vancouver, BC
Project Type / Interior Renovation
Size / 645 sf
Completion / 2015

Photo Credits: Ema Peter

UYU, translating to milk in Korean, is a soft serve ice cream parlour that uses organic milk as a base ingredient in all of its products. Inspired by the crystalline patterns found in frost, an irregular motif is developed for the water jet cut metal wall and ceiling panels. This pattern also references UYU's logo and identity, and playfully suggests the store's product: ice cream.

Through an iterative design process of simplification and standardization, the sizing and coordination of these panels was key in providing a high quality finish.

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Status: Built
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA