This Spa In China Mixes Traditional And Contemporary Design Elements

This Spa In China Mixes Traditional And Contemporary Design Elements

Photography by Wu Yongchang

 

The Guigu SPA Pavilion in Fuzhou, China, is all about giving the best experience possible, and part of that is ensuring the design is welcoming and makes people feel comfortable.

 

This Spa In China Mixes Traditional And Contemporary Design Elements

Photography by Wu Yongchang

Designed by Lin Kaixin Design, the spa combines materials like wood and stone to create a spa that is contemporary, with elements of tradition and culture that feel familiar.


Designed by Lin Kaixin Design, this spa combines materials like wood and stone to create a spa that is contemporary, but at the same time isn't so foreign in its design, like the water feature below that separates the reception area and the lounge.

Photography by Wu Yongchang

The reception area has a large desk, with the stone contrasting the wooden feature wall.


This spa reception area has a large desk, with the dark stone contrasting the wooden feature wall.

Photography by Wu Yongchang

The reception area is flooded with natural light from the large windows, but at the same time, the wooden slats provide a shaded element.


This reception area is flooded with natural light from the large windows, but at the same time, the wooden slats provide a shaded element.

Photography by Wu Yongchang

Opposite the reception desk is the lounge area.


This spa in China has a relaxing lounge area.

Photography by Wu Yongchang

A lighter colored stone has been used as a feature material, and smaller design elements, like hidden lighting under the floating shelves have also been included.


A lighter colored stone has been used as a feature material in this lounge area of a spa, and smaller design elements, like hidden lighting under the floating shelves have also been included.

Photography by Wu Yongchang

Here you can see how the reception area and lounge are connected.


This spa in China has the reception area and welcome lounge connected by a water feature and a small bridge.

Photography by Wu Yongchang

The wood used throughout, softens the interior and provides a natural element.


Wood and stone have been used throughout this spa in China.

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In the various private spa rooms, the wooden element is carried through, with the chairs, tables, lights, and sink pedestals, all being made from the same material.


Wood and stone have been used in key design elements in this spa.

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Here’s a look at one of the massage rooms.


This massage room in a spa in China has a very natural color palette, with wood and stone being key elements.

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And one of the bathroom that has a soaking tub.


Bathroom inspiration from a spa in China. There's a floating vanity and a deep soaking tub.

Photography by Wu Yongchang

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