by Rachel 06 October 2011
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    Shanghai ifc mall is an award-winning 84,500m² retail development situated in the heart of Shanghai's financial district, Pudong.

    With direct links to the iconic Pearl Tower, the new MTR station and views of Pu River and The Bund, Shanghai ifc mall is a fitting landmark for a city with global ambitions.

    Benoy's Interior Design is inspired by opulence. Imagining and realising the elegance and drama of cut gems and crystal, Benoy's design makes a visual play between angles and curves. The designers adopt a multi-layered approach, achieving a breath-taking result by utilizing texture, overlapping architectural forms and high-end material finishes in a tapestry of diverse geometries.

    An applied graphic motif delineates the upper luxury levels from the youngful brands in the basement floors. Creating two distinct shopping experiences under one dramatic angular skylight roof. Floor and ceiling designs reflect and enhance the sweeping natural forms of the three large atria creating unity.

    Benoy has used natural marble and beige limestone with a subtle vein pattern and champagne-pearl tones in the paint finishes to complement the delicate detailing. Crystal and glass sculptures commissioned by artists from the Czech Republic are suspended from traversing interior bridge structures to complete the look. This attention to detail is carried through to the Back of House area where the designers have specified pearl-coloured aluminium.

    Housing six levels of retail, Shanghai ifc mall's distinctive and opulent interiors have attracted premium luxury high-end international brands and regional retailers to be part of a truly unique destination shopping experience.


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