New members club to open in London

AshleyCarter Design Consultants has created the identity for Chinawhite, a new London private members club and restaurant in the basement of Café Royal.

AshleyCarter Design Consultants has created the identity for Chinawhite, a new London private members club and restaurant in the basement of Café Royal.

Freelance designer Cara Satmoko worked up the interiors for the building on London’s Regent Street, which houses a lounge, a bar and a nightclub.

Satmoko and AshleyCarter worked together with the client on the design strategy for the club, which opens on 28 January. The interiors and restaurant menu have a Far Eastern influence. AshleyCarter will also be creating all the club’s literature.

“We’re aiming for a relaxed atmosphere which is not too posey and where people can have fun. All aspects of the design fit in with that. One area, for example, has a mattress and cushions on the floor,” says a Chinawhite spokeswoman.

The Chinawhite name was created by the client and refers to the company as well as the club and restaurant. Chinawhite is a start-up company.

The Chinawhite spokeswoman says the company plans to open other restaurants. However, these will not be based on the Chinawhite format.

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