MARU bar restaurant by ASIG Design, Shanghai – China

March 1st, 2016 by retail design blog

MARU is a new concept driven by two successful Shanghai restaurateurs, owners of well-known spots like Homeless and Bohemia. MARU was conceived in order to capture a gap in a hot local market near Wujiaochang on DaXue Lu that was in need of a higher range bar/restaurant that specializes in live music.

The layout was driven by three main factors: performance stage for live gigs, open kitchen and an attractive bar. Based on the shape of the raw space, the kitchen and bar perfectly laid out in a linear fashion down the entire space leaving a strong visual impact by the kitchen and creating an obstruction free open dining space. The dining space was further broken into two zones specifically for dining and drinking, where a stage became central to the latter with clear views to performances.

Designed by ASIG Design
Photography by James Cai

Tongji bookstore by Archi-Union Architects, Shanghai
Tongji bookstore by Archi-Union Architects, Shanghai
Sal Curioso Spanish restaurant by Stefano Tordiglione Design, Hong Kong
Using cement, a neutral material at the bottom and top, the middle section o...
Santos da Casa Wine Branding by Wine & Shine
Santos da Casa wine range branding took a fresh approach to demystify wines ...
Issho Leeds restaurant by designLSM, Leedes - UK
Issho (meaning ‘together’ in Japanese) subtly references the delicate textur...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *