The orientation of this case is a classy restaurant for business banquet. The blue-print of this design case is based on the Mansion house culture which flourished among the Huizhou merchants in the 19th century, when the western styles was passed on to China and influenced people’s life. This mixture of both Chinese and western cultures and the traditional Hui-style court yard compound elements as well as its spatial designs gave the designers inspirations. The design followed the traditions of axial symmetry, beam lifting structure, inner chamber behind the hall and deep spacious design, which emphasize the features of a sense of order and quiet deep yard full of sense of ritual.
Due to its physical conditions the limitation of the use of some special materials, the designers replaced the traditional building material- wood with metals, which imparted the building with unique quality and spectacular visual effects with smooth lines, better quality of texture. The designers used traditional rattan partition which is more than decorative to get ample light and at the same time provide cozy intimate space as well as separate public space.
The most distinctive feature of the design case is its innovative application of saturated colors in the design which challenged the traditional Chinese aesthetic perspectives that stress the use of plain colors and simplicity. The designers showed respect for the traditions and at the same time dug deep into it to show its splendours and elegance and fuse them with modern fashion trend to manifest the charm of the mansion house, bringing about a strong visual shock like a sip of good mellow wine,and the feeling lingers. The experience the design work evokes goes perfectly with the orientation of the high-end classy restaurant.
The designers try to express traditional Chinese aesthetic ideology of showing obstract idea and best wishes through specific abstract and designs and also apply modern trend to create a unique space both for business and culture. It is more than a feast,. It is a feast of visual experience of elegance both traditional and modern for the guests.
The blue doors the red walls, the pillars and beams , caisson palace lanterns, paintings and horizontal inscribed board, coloured porcelain vases, gold foil screens, furniture of Ming and Qing Dynasty styles all work together to create a space like a elaborate-style painting like a theatrical scene. When the guests linger in the mansion house they will fully experience the splendors of a banquet in the Mansion of a Huizhou merchant and enjoy its oriental elegance.
Yixiang Oriental(Beijin) Design and Consultants Co.,Ltd
Orient (Beijing) Design Consulting Co., Ltd. is located in Beijing, China. With Oriental style creative space design as the main direction, Orient Team focuses on the combing research and combined application of traditional cultural elements, regional cultural characteristics, business management rules and spatial relations. To the traditional cultural heritage and innovation as the modern space design principles, adhering to the "meaning the east, the elephant tangible" to "make new promulgation," as the design principles, the traditional cultural elements use the modern design language, expression of respect for tradition and culture at the same time, at the same time using the design method and the culture, the artistic language expression function, business and the relationship between the audience and space. His works absorb and inherit the traditional aesthetic elements, draw lessons from and adopt the modern design techniques, and integrate, deconstruct and independently express the poetic "new and new" and "new and new" Traditional Chinese aesthetic thoughts and modern design thoughts. His works organically combine art, commerce, culture and design and obtain good results. Establishment, in Architectural design，hotel design, culture, space design, the dining space design, and other projects for many institutions provide tour space design, creative planning, project planning and design, art furnishings and other creative and design services, has designed more than 60 design projects, involving multiple projects such as restaurants, hotels, cultural venues, and won a grand prize of ai ding award, the bund, China and Germany IF the, such as several important design awards at home and abroad. The company has studios in Chengdu, Shenzhen, Xi 'an and Hefei.