JG PHOENIX recently completed a new restaurant in Shantou City, Guangdong, China.
Designed by JG PHOENIX
Photographed by Ouyang Yun
"The client and I are friends for many years. He has been involved in catering industry for decades and often recalls people's simple pursuit of the taste of food back to the late 1980s and the early 1990s. The taste of food in our memory is common and intimate, which inspired me in the design. For post-80s generation, home in memory is usually associated with terrazzo floor, old wooden furniture, black-and-white photos, old-style radio bathed in sunlight at dusk, and the aroma spreading from kitchen...Those simple scenes gradually came into our mind as conceiving the design. I believe that space is a place for emotional attachment. For this project, I tried to incorporate past memories and the client's understandings of taste into the design, and return to simplicity." The chief designer Ye Hui said.