Arcsine: Building Up Oakland

The minute I stepped into Calavera on Broadway I was eager to know who designed the restaurant’s space. The soaring ceilings make the place feel open and inviting, not coldly cavernous, and unique details like the lighting pendants set a fun and refined tone. I was excited when architecture firm, Arcsine, connected with me on Instagram, and even more thrilled to learn of their work. Based in Oakland, Arcsine designed Calavera and many other structures in the area, including the stunning¬†Duende Restaurant & Bodega, also on Broadway. Working on a design project takes a tremendous amount of collaboration, so it was fitting to have the talented team at Arcsine work together on an interview for 24 East. I am grateful for their time, and happy to showcase the work of this Oakland-based firm. Here’s what they had to say:

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