Jin Bar, Mandarin Oriental

Guangzhou, China

The renovation project intended to introduce a new “anchoring bar” function into a traditional buffet-style all-day dining space. Originally service station, this new “bar” function is becoming a focal point of the entire restaurant; within this 30 sq.m. glass architectural structure adjacent to the main entrance, designers successfully established a harmonious connection between interior space and exterior environment while sustaining the elegance of the interior space.

The main protagonist of the space is the central sculptural bar delivers a grand expression of ebony; together with the floating ceiling art piece, suspended on the bar, adds drama to the space and creates a sophisticated and intriguing atmosphere.

  • A&D Trophy Awards – Certificate of Excellence (Best Bar & Restaurant)
  • Jintang Prize – China Interior Design Awards – Good Design of the Year (Restaurant Space)
  • International Space Design Awards Idea-Tops – Shortlisted (The Best Dining Space Design)
  • Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards for Elite – Honorable Award (Restaurant)
  • 2015 / 2016
  • Jin Bar: 30 sq. m.
    Restaurant: 270 sq. m.
  • Mandarin Oriental Guangzhou