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Chef meticulously prepares food at a sleek restaurant kitchen counter, framed by warm wooden slat wall panels that create a rhythmical texture, complemented by minimalist plateware and ambient lighting that casts a cozy glow over the culinary scene.
Chef meticulously prepares food at a sleek restaurant kitchen counter, framed by warm wooden slat wall panels that create a rhythmical texture, complemented by minimalist plateware and ambient lighting that casts a cozy glow over the culinary scene.

DOMODOMO

This Beautiful, Minimalist Restaurant Promises a Taste of Japan in Jersey City.

7,000 sf

Jersey City, NJ

Interior Design, Lighting

Hospitality

Spark

Modern dining space featuring a wooden communal table with black chairs, pendant lighting, and slatted wood partitions. Warm-toned backlighting accentuates the textured rear wall, creating a cozy, inviting atmosphere.

DOMODOMO, renowned for its innovative Asian cuisine, partnered with HLW to bring its distinctive dining experience to Jersey City’s URBY Harborside Tower. Spanning 7,000 sf, the new space mirrors the NYC location in Soho, with an elegant interior and minimalistic design that emphasizes natural materials like wood, concrete, and stone. Collaborating closely with owner Jae Park, HLW has successfully extended DOMODOMO’s presence, ensuring the new restaurant reflects the brand’s commitment to quality, creativity, and an ambiance that complements its culinary artistry.

An elegant interior that is a seamless extension of the restaurant’s Soho location.

Strategic use of minimalistic design, emphasizing natural materials for a refined dining atmosphere.

Collaborative effort with owner Jae Park to maintain brand consistency across locations.

Modern architectural building at dusk showcasing vertical timber louvers for sun shading, with the ground floor featuring transparent glass windows offering a glimpse into the illuminated interior space. A pedestrian walks by, emphasizing the blend of urban environment and innovative design.
Modern restaurant interior with patrons dining, featuring sleek black framing, warm wood accents, ambient lighting, and a cohesive blend of natural and industrial design elements.
Modern restaurant interior featuring sleek wood paneling, pendant lighting, and exposed concrete columns with greenery. Balanced natural and artificial light complement the warm tones and linear design elements, creating an inviting, contemporary dining atmosphere.

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