8 Pixels Design Blog

8 Pixels Design Blog featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

FengYuan Original

It’s a space design for a restaurant which serves coconut water hotpot. They abstracted the shape of coconut trees to a symbol-palm leaf and built it in 4-meter-long, 8 different shapes by green plated, mirror polished stainless steel. They rearranged and planted 475 metal leaves purposely into the space, the entire restaurant turned into a beautiful installation art. They also designed water feature, lighting, tables to enhance people's resonance. By using single material, factory pre-make-install, the cost and construction time is well controlled.

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Aoxin Holiday

The hotel is located in Luzhou, Sichuan Province, a city well known for its wine, whose design is inspired by the local wine cave, a space that evokes a strong desire to explore. The lobby is the reconstruction of a natural cave, whose related visual connection extends the concept of the cave and the local urban texture to the internal hotel, thus forming a distinctive cultural carrier. Designers value the passenger's feeling when staying in the hotel, and also hope that the texture of the material as well as the created atmosphere can be perceived on a deeper level.

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Rotass Haute Joallerie

This is a renovation project of a two-story commercial street structure shop. The first floor hall tells the aesthetic idea of custom jewelry through gypsum sculpture. The copper steps and mirrored roofs give this particular space an upward force. The overhead sandwich area is not only the extension of space, but also the VIP reception space. The cutting wall of the corridor makes people feel like they are shuttling in diamonds. The whole space on the second floor uses a large number of church building symbols, which increases the sense of ritual of consumers.

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Feiliyundi

A good design work will arouse people's emotion. The designer jumps out of the traditional style memory and puts a new experience in the magnificent and futuristic space structure. An immersive environmentalism experience hall is built through the careful placement of artistic installations, clear movement of space and decorative surface paved by materials and colors. Being in it is not only a return to nature, but also a beneficial journey.

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Nine Court Mansion

The Nine-Court Mansion, a high-end eco-residence project in Chongqing, is meant to create a new life style of Oriental implication by incorporating the stable spirit of Oriental tradition, exploiting the modern Oriental artistic expression and upgrading the function of residential areas. By reference to the spatial layout method from the Imperial Palace, nine spaces are constructed and grouped into three steps of the home-returning ceremony which are Entering the Gate to Behold the Mansion, Enjoying the Scenery in the Courtyard and Resting the Soul at Home respectively.

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Yunxi

This project is a fashionable restaurant. The owner hopes that the space can not only meet demands of daily restaurant, but also can be used as the place to hold parties. The designer regards water elements as space theme and regards light as key design elements. Through the interaction between light and materials with different luminosity and transparency, combined with space devices with water element themes, space hierarchy and sense of light and motion unique to water elements are created.

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