- Article by Online Editor
- Photography by Andrew Worssam
- Designer Giant Design Consultants
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Following on from the success of the [“New Shanghai Chatswood Chase”:https://www.australiandesignreview.com/projects/16486-New-Shanghai-Chinese-Restaurant] restaurant, the new eatery in Charlestown is the rural sister to the urban environment of Chatswood. All finishes are tactile and earthy, with traditional Chinese details mixed with a contemporary aesthetic.
The bamboo pergola has a leafy graphic surround, while the rear of the space has a Shanghai city skyline backdrop to give a sense of depth and context. The entrance has a steel lattice pattern on top of sliding glass panels, with a leafy graphic print applied to the glass behind. All the furniture is custom made for the project in China.
*Team* Designers: Chris Wilks, Danny Long, Irene Haryono. Ed Kenny (Director)
Working with Edra from the start, Italian designer Francesco Binfaré has produced some of the brand's classics, including the recent Pack and Chiara sofa.