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Optical Illusion

photo . Chao Zhang

The Other Place is a creative guesthouse by the Li River in Pingle County, Guilin, and Studio 10 has just finished the renovation of its Dream-and- Maze-themed guest rooms.
Inspired by the works of M.C. Escher, the architect meant to create a mysterious, infinite and impossible space with the seamless transformation amongst 2D and 3D as well as Optical Illusion elements.

Pale pink and white color palette renders the interior space serene and surreally fresh, far from the chaos of mundane daily life. All components from the reality world such as lighting fixtures and electronic appliances have been concealed behind a series of black-painted doors, maintaining the pristine, chimerical nature of the space.
In the other forest-green-themed room, antigravitational stairs leads to golden doors, behind which there could be a trail leading to a secret forest – or some other unexpected findings that surprises you.

PROJECT Dream & Maze
INTERIOR DESIGN Studio 10
LOCATION Pingle County, China
YEAR 2018
PHOTO Chao Zhang

BIOGRAPHY
FOUNDED IN 2017, STUDIO10 IS AN INTERDISCIPLINARY ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN PRACTICE BASED IN SHENZHEN, CHINA, WITH BRANCH OFFICE IN HONG KONG. STUDIO10 BELIEVES IN PROVIDING HIGHLY BESPOKE, HIGH QUALITY ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR, MASTER PLANNING, GRAPHIC, PRODUCT AS WELL AS OTHER CREATIVE DESIGN SERVICES.

MAIN PROJECTS
Atelier New York Flagship Store, Greenwich Village, New York, Usa, 2016
Studio 10 NHECOOL Office Interior Design, Shenzhen, China, 2017
Danen Capital Headquarter Office, Shenzhen, China, 2017
Inlay Workshop, the Shangwei Factory Venue renovation project for the 2017 Shenzhen/Hong-Kong Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism Architecture (UABB), Shenzhen, China, 2017
Light&Shadow, The Other Place, Creative Guesthouse Renovation, Guilin, China, 2018

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