He’s done furniture, lighting, sculpture, even watches for Fortis. Now can add five-star hotel restaurant to his list of commissions. Working with local firm , he designed Saltz as an homage to the Swiss Alps—fitting as the eatery is inside Zurich’s , itself recently renovated by Foster + Partners. Beneath wide oak floor planks, the ceiling is crisscrossed with red mountaineer rope, anchored by a 550-pound granite boulder and pulley system, while a wall hosts a neon fixture resembling the outline of the 182 mountain peaks visible from the restaurant’s terrace.
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