Embla restaurant offers a contemporary cuisine of Nordic flair by chef Jim Lofdahl. The intimate and sophisticated venue is located on the ground floor of an historical building in the old neighborhood of Sheung Wan, now the elegant, exotic, and hip hearth of Hong Kong.
An iconic façade raising the brand’s profile identifies the new Golden Goose phygital concept space in Beijing, within Chaoyang District. The design leading idea is to foster an innovative and immersive shopping experience: once the customers enter the flagship store, they find themselves inside the Lab, where it is possible to customize a product with last-mile options. The industrial flair hints to a typical workshop environment where to experience the creative process first-hand. A photo booth then invites to share the results on social media.
Joint-Harvest, a technical company that integrates sales, R&D and supply chain services, commissioned Area-17 Architecture & Interiors to design its Shanghai HQ. The workspace was meant to foster social interactions among the large company staff. The 3.200 sqm, spanning over 4 floors, depict the interplay of an ordinary day of work through wide open spaces and informal settings. A sincere mood of enjoying life in all its aspects is reinforced by a palette of bright, warm colors.
During the construction work for the new flagship store inside the Taikoo Li shopping center in Beijing, Golden Goose opened a pop-up store inspired by the idea of journey. Area-17 Architecture & Interiors oversaw the project management of this unique temporary venues, which is part of the brand’s worldwide expansion with unconventional and refined design.
Deli PLUS is a young office furniture brand, co-founded by China's Deli Group and Japan's PLUS group. Area-17 has been supporting the project from the very beginning and was therefore able to permeate this new concept with Italian design’s culture and principles. The tree first showrooms - Hangzhou, Suzhou and Guangzhou - have been thought and realized simultaneously to mark the launch of this design venture and to set off a strong brand identity.
The Iris Ceramica Group Stand at Cersaie 2021 is designed by Area-17 Architecture & Interiors as a public square where visitors can safely meet in its wide, open spaces. Within this urban ecosystem, a few magic boxes interact with people. Moving through them, visitors discover variable views telling the brand’s core values that defined the company’s history and still inspire its future steps.
Golden Goose pop up store opened inside the Haitang Bay Duty Free Shopping Complex in Sanya, China. A minimalistic box with an industrial flair, its aesthetic hints to shipment boxes containing something the receiver has long wished for.