Monopy, a leading company in bathroom furniture in China, has opened the its showroom in Tangshan. Spanning 600 sq-m., the showroom occupies two levels inside the Monopy factory, fostering the link between products and their production.
The design team drew inspiration from Asian traditions, which have a strong appeal for the Western Market, and contemporary elements revealing the technology behind production.
Walls are covered by grey bricks and metal mesh panels offer a modern interpretation of architectural elements typical of Chinese interiors. Polished brass details, transparent reflective finishes, and wooden flooring complete the entire idea.
In the entrance room, a permanent exhibition showcases the history of ceramics in China. The room opens onto the hall of materials, an environment conceived as a temple celebrating the origin of production. Each one of the 33 metallic-sheet columns is covered in different soils, protected by a transparent panel that also enhances the play of light highlighting the texture.
There is also a room with a holographic screen for video clips that explains the process of production and all its technical implications. Finally, on the first floor, Monopy's bathroom furniture is staged in a sequence of modular spaces separated by metal mesh panels. The path through the beautifully arranged setting eventually leads to operational spaces such as meeting rooms and offices.