Client: Area 51
June 3, 2023
Area 51 ultra lounge and hookah bar shows guests what it’s like to step into the future. The 5,000 square foot second-story space, located in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter is designed as two spaces in one. During the day, guests can puff on hookah pipes as they cozy up in the space-age bubble chairs and sofas overlooking historic buildings. As soon as night falls, the space transforms into an ultra-modern nightclub. Guests can dance the night away to the talents of San Diego’s most popular DJ’s in an environment filled with innovative vitality. The overall design combines sleek fixtures with warm wood elements and throws in a mix of unexpected. Turquoise and graphite wall upholstery combines with mod wallpaper and orange mirrored “spider web” pattern back bar to intrigue the eye at any angle or direction.