A stark combination of textures creates an interesting contrast, with sleek new elements positioned against exposed brick walls. This aspect brings a historical element to the space; the building’s shikumen bricks are part of a traditional, turn-of-the-century housing style typical of Shanghai.
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Drawing on southern Italy for the interior design concept, columns and colonnade-inspired motifs more commonly seen in the temples of ancient Italy are incorporated. On the walls blue floral paintings are reminiscent of those found in old Roman villas, while embossed patterns have the feel of the classical civilizations.