Hong Kong, AB Cocept completes Argo, the new cocktail bar for the renowned Four Season Hotel with a surreal and dreamy aesthetic. An architectural project reminiscent of a greenhouse, Argo is proposed as a space to escape from the city to immerse yourself in floral patterns and refined textures to enjoy innovative and experimental cocktails at a global level. A place of exchange and meeting available from the morning for an informal brunch to the evening for an elegant happy hour overlooking the city. Victoria Harbour is outlined organically in the background, becoming a central element within the cocktail bar.
Moving on to the VIP lounge you have the feeling of entering a real winter garden with faceted curves and games of mirrors. The works of Japanese artist Raku Inoue characterize this environment with his spectacular works of organic materials such as flowers, leaves and stems. The feeling is just like having tea surrounded by imaginary creatures such as butterflies and beetles made of leaves that complement Argo’s aesthetic in a masterful way. The main seating areas are semi-enclosed to create a feeling of intimacy and are defined using open polished nickel dividers that do not obstruct the breathtaking views.
The organic elements don’t end there, the cocktail bar is further decorated with hanging terrariums that serve as lighting to the room, bringing attention back to the custom ceramic wallpaper that brings back the basic idea of a winter garden. A meticulous research carried out by AB Concept, to create a sensory experience and out of the ordinary that will surely become the flagship of the Four Seasons in Hong Kong.
Architect: AB concept
Photo: Chester Ong