The spirit of a magic carpet ride inspired the Ballantyne location of this whimsical and irreverent brand. Incoming guests are greeted by two Mellow Mushroom characters riding an artistic magic carpet descending from a mezzanine. Additional carpets float above the bar, which also aid in the acoustics of the space.
Bold light niches decorate one wall, while amber-colored pendant lights float below the flying carpets. The whimsical ambiance is carried out through a colorful, illuminated glass tower that produces smoke, as well as a deep purple ceiling that resembles a dusky sky. Finally, from the colorful glass mosaic around its base to the hammered brass surface, the horseshoe-shaped bar reinforces the imaginative, festive atmosphere.
Since lowering the feel of the grandiose ceiling was essential to establish a casual space, an illuminated mushroom towers above a number of booths. Separating these few tables are extraordinary tree roots that were imported from across the globe.