Crystal Orange Hotel, Lujiazui Shanghai, Chinese Commercial Interior Architecture, Photos
Crystal Orange Hotel, Lujiazui in Shanghai
9 Dec 2022
Architecture: Vermilion Zhou Design Group
Location: Lujiazui District, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China
Photos © Jian Quan Wu
Crystal Orange Hotel, China
The texture of crystal comes from purity and penetration, without impurities. Under solid light, a crystal reflect the colors of a rainbow, with a gradually refined texture over its life that, when polished, is brilliant and lustrous.
The “Whiskey” theme of the Crystal Orange Hotel draws from those characteristics, like a polished gentleman leading guests into an exclusive club. Even after indulgence, guests will find themselves in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to relaxing.
Whether in its open or private spaces, a high level of quality is reflected in visible and touchable textures, infusing guests with positive vibes upon entering the hotel. The dazzling starlight of the infinity mirror box provides a sense of washing away external turmoil, invoking liberation and relaxation between the open and private areas.
By removing outdated spaces, refracting the light of crystals, and radiating new brilliance, Vermilion Zhou transformed the established conditions of the original building into more functional meanings. In the new version of Crystal Orange Hotel, the firm’s design returns to the simplicity of essence and purity.
In terms of accommodations Vermilion Zhou’s goal was to infuse the guest experience with high quality and practicality. Lighting guides guests into the hotel, where the transformational powers of different objects and spaces instantly disperse the pressures of a busy life. The accommodations experience of the new Crystal Orange Hotel can best be defined as luxurious, yet not extravagant, and essential, but not artificial. The refraction and dispersion of light seems to filter out noise and the effects of jet lag, providing guests with unparalleled tranquility and an opportunity to restore their luster.
Crystal Orange Hotel in Lujiazui District, China – Building Information
Design: Vermilion Zhou Design Group – https://www.vermilionzhou.com/
Creative Director: Kuang Ming(Ray) Chou
Concept Design:Ting Ho
Interior Design:Garvin Hung, Jim Wang, Chen Hu, Jing Yi Xu, Chang Song Li, Bo Liu, Yu Xuan Li
Lighting Design:Vera Chu, Chia Huang Liao
FF&E Design: Sundi
About Vermilion Zhou Design Group
Vermilion Zhou Design Group was founded in Shanghai in 2002 by Kuang Ming (Ray)Chou (Founder / Creative Director) and Vera Chu (Founder / Lighting Design Director). In 2009, Garvin Hung (Interior Design Director) joined the team, and Vermilion Zhou Design Group has now completed more than 800 projects across the Asia-Pacific region. The creative team has provided services to a variety of clients for public spaces, residential spaces, and commercial spaces such as hotels, offices, and restaurants.
Vermilion Zhou Design Group never stops pushing the boundaries and embracing new possibilities. Their designs are built upon aspirations of the modern oriental lifestyle, which is also the foundation of the firm’s unique identity in the field.
The Vermilion Zhou Design Group team is comprised of creative minds with backgrounds in architecture, interior design, lighting, graphic arts, and product design, combining multiple backgrounds in order to gain different perspectives on each project, and to strike a delicate balance between function and aesthetics. The firm’s ultimate goal is to succeed in creating highly functional designs that take people on joyful and exquisite journeys.
Photography © Jian Quan Wu
Shanghai Crystal Orange Hotel, Lujiazui China images / information received 140322 from Farrells
Location: Lujiazui District, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, eastern Asia
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