The Wright designed by Andre Kikoski Architect is located in New York, United States. Today the Guggenheim Museum will open The Wright, a new 58-seat restaurant designed by Andre Kikoski, a young New York architect who is largely unknown but who has been on the radar for some time now having been named One of The New Gard of Ten Designers to Watch by New York Magazine. Given the gravitas of designing for the Guggenheim and the exposure the restaurant is sure to get, all eyes will be on Kikosk to see if he has the Wright stuff.
The Wright replaces a former cafeteria on the museum’s ground level with a modern upscale dining space. The 7,100 sq ft space is mostly white with some curvilinear elements thrown in that add a splash of colour such as a curved walnut wall above the bar, a blue banquette and a Corian countertop of the free-standing European bar. These elements recall the classic curves of Wright’s iconic museum building but are here expressed in new materials, some with their own built-in light source, to bask the room in a luminous glow.