Hong Kong-born designer Joyce Wang is certainly one of the most successful designers in the world. Her honest and unique attention to details make her one of the most respected top interior designersin the world. With offices in Hong Kong and London, Wang’s eponymous studio has earned international acclaim and an impressive global portfolio in just a few short years. Specializing in luxury hospitality and residential design, Wang’s architectural approach, interdisciplinary academic pedigree, and cinematic inspirations give her award-winning projects a sense of drama that captivates and engage audiences.
The Octagon Bar and Lounge is inspired by the world of the 1950s Italian circus, with silk wallpaper hung from a central panel to resemble tent fabric.
The studio sourced a variety of original circus apparatus such as juggling pins and flame throwers to liven the walls and complete the spectacle.
Wallpaper described “Michelin-starred chef Enrico Bartolini’s newly opened Spiga has a secret ingredient: a charming cinematic experience of retro 1950s Italy with a chic outdoor garden terrace created by local architect Joyce Wang.”
An interior design concept for a high-end show apartment in Hong Kong’s Mid-levels. The intended client would be a global traveler, placing great value on the importance of home. Beautiful luxury dining room area.
AMMO HONG KONG
A vibrant bar and Mediterranean restaurant in the Asia Society headquarters, Ammo is housed on the site of the former ammunitions storage site for the British, hence the name. Inspiration for the dramatic interior was drawn from Jean-Luc Goddard’s seminal film noire: Alphaville. Bespoke copper chandeliers and a glowing back bar display feed the imagination and make for a celebratory venue with a surreal edge.
MOTT 32 HONG KONG
A contemporary Cantonese dining areain the basement of the Standard Chartered Bank building in Central. The original structure of the site lent itself to a layout that consists of different dining experiences of varying character and intimacy. The restaurant tells the story of Hong Kong’s past, with hints and clues to the lives of the building’s imaginary former occupants.
Two Spanish restaurantson two floors of the Arts Quarter in the former Police Married Quarters. The industrial feeling of the building provides a backdrop to the two different dining experiences.
Upstairs the drawing room is a smarter restaurant with upholstered booths and a circular private dining room. Downstairs Isono has a more casual, bustling street feel with a lively central circular bar and film screenings on the wall at the far end.
A buffetrestaurant dining and gaming hall for members at one of Hong Kong’s prestigious Jockey Clubs. The challenge was to allow for diners to be sociable yet private and to easily access the food offering at all times. A grand staircase creates a striking entrance to a cinematic scene, which feels robust and special – a venue for celebration.