This New Restaurant And Cafe Is Located Inside An Old School Building In Shanghai

Coordination Asia have recently completed their latest collaboration with Gaga restaurants and cafés, that's housed inside a historic villa in the heart of Shanghai, China. #ModernCafe #ModernRestaurant

Photography by Coordination Asia

 

Coordination Asia have recently completed their latest collaboration with Gaga restaurants and cafés, that’s housed inside a historic villa in the heart of Shanghai, China.

Built in the late 19th century, the villa was once a Christian girls’ school, however it is now a bright and welcoming cafe and restaurant, spread out over two floors.

 

The cafe area is located on the main floor, with a service counter on one side of the open plan room, and a seating area on the opposite side.

This modern cafe has the words "Let's Start!" on the floor in front of the counter area. #CafeDesign #CafeCounter

Photography by Coordination Asia

Dark blue walls match the dark blue banquette seating that wraps around the seating area, creating a striking contrast to the white walls and ceiling.


In this modern cafe, dark blue walls match the dark blue banquette seating that wraps around the seating area, creating a striking contrast to the white walls and ceiling. #ModernCafe #BlueAccentWalls

Photography by Coordination Asia

Also on the first floor is a bar area with black accent walls that match the black chairs, and dramatic lamella lighting on the ceiling.


This bar area within a restaurant has black accent walls that match the black chairs, and dramatic lamella lighting on the ceiling. #RestaurantDesign #Lighting

Photography by Coordination Asia

Highlighted by the use white walls and tile work are the rest rooms.


This restaurant uses white walls and tile work to highlight the rest rooms. #RestaurantDesign

Photography by Coordination Asia

Here’s a look at the stairs that lead up to the second floor of the space that’s home to the restaurant.


Simple light colored stairs connect the two different floors of this restaurant and cafe. #Stairs

Photography by Coordination Asia

Upstairs, the building’s original pitched ceiling has been highlighted and preserved, and brought up to date by way of a striking brass installation that hangs above the space and a calming mountain mural in blues and greys.


This modern restaurant has a pitched ceiling that's highlighted by striking brass installation that hangs above the space and a calming mountain mural in blues and greys. #ModernRestaurant #OmbreWall

Photography by Coordination Asia

Other seating in the restaurant includes booths with round backlit mirrors on the wall.


This modern restaurant booth seating with blue upholstery and round backlit mirrors on the wall. #ModernRestaurant #BoothSeating

Photography by Coordination Asia

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