Penda China creates rosy interiors for Ecnesse beauty salon - architecture and design

Penda China creates rosy interiors for Ecnesse beauty salon

Pale pink surfaces meet arched doorways inside this rose-tinted beauty salon in Beijing, China, designed by architecture studio Penda China.
Ecnesse ? which specialises in using high-end beauty and skincare products ? already has a host of salons dotted across China, with each featuring a different fit-out.

Penda China were approached to overhaul five of the brand's salons, creating visually-unified interiors that were "simple, transparent, bright and cheerful".
The branch in Xiangyun, a residential area of Beijing, has been decked out almost entirely in pink ? an attempt by the studio to avoid the "monotonous" white interiors typically created for beauty stores.

Flecked, rose-coloured stone has been used to craft the service counter in the salon's entrance lobby, above which a trio of spherical pendant lamps is suspended. The stone has also been applied across the floor and to the countertops of tables dotted throughout the space.

Each table is surrounded by wood-framed chairs with pale grey or blush-tone seat cushions, where customers can sit and wait or have short consultations with members of staff.
Other than a couple of shelving units that extend up from the floor on thin brass poles, decoration has been limited to leafy potted plants.

A small office-area can be seen through a huge arched window that's been punctuated in a partition wall.
Arched forms have been incorporated throughout the salon to create a cave-like aesthetic, which the studio ...

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29-11-2019 21:50 - ( Architecture )