Exclusive cocktails at a bar, excessive partying at a club, or relaxed chilling at a lounge - people need to occasion - ally escape from their everyday life into another world. This is made possible by the individual character and the very own atmosphere of each special location, which are strongly defined by architectural and design visions. Apart from the drinks, the music and the people, lighting and space, form and furnishing are decisive success factors for all good concepts. Nowhere else can a de - signed space have such a strong effect and impact. While the range of styles has grown enormously recently, this field has become one of the most exciting tasks for interior designers. This volume takes the reader on a tour of very remarkable bars, clubs and lounges from around the world.