Interior as brand

arcitects Tisa Dodić, Višen Slamar
project The Interior of the Company, Poreč, Croatia
written by Jugo Jakovčić


The Cantina Sociale Office Building with the premises of Tim 90, the construction and design company, is located at the very entrance of the city of Pore~. This elementary yet extremely powerful architecture of Italian Rationalism underwent a not very happy reconstruction and addition of another storey during 2003. Its street front has been almost entirely preserved, with its monumental arched entrance, but its back is rather unimaginative and uninventive. However, this is exactly where the architecture and design studio Tissa of Poreč has designed its best realized interior so far. 


The concept of the interior has been developed by gradating the spaces – from public to private; the aim was to achieve lines of force which attract and bring the client into the half-public entrance hall.