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Waterfrom Design create clinical, technological Chinese medicine spa
POSTED 26 Mar 2020 . BY Stu Robarts
The hair care area is encased in a glass room Credit: Waterfrom Design
Waterfrom Design's Exhibition of Frozen Time spa in Beijing, China, was conceived to eschew the traditional impression of Chinese medicine in favour of a more clinical and technological approach.

Created for Aqua Health Clinic, the facility was conceived to use "medical principles of pulse diagnosis, medication and food therapies as the approach to design specific treatments for visitors to relieve physical and psychological fatigue."

Covering 280sq m (3,000sq ft), it offers a traditional Chinese medicine clinic and display counter, as well as areas for body care, skin detection, facial care and hair care.

A palette of pale shades and pastel colours is offset with lighting features that highlight certain elements in an otherwise calmly-lit space.

Traditional old medicine cabinets and the smell of aged herbs are done away with, with the designers instead building the theme from cosmetic spa and technological elements.

The different areas each have a different look and feel, with the hair care area, for example, encased in a glass room and the facial care area's row of treatment chairs giving a clinical feel.

A planted display case gives the reception area a sense of naturality, meanwhile, and the Chinese medicine counter has a striking aqua design and lighting scheme.
The facility covers an area of 280sq m (3,000sq ft) Credit: Waterfrom Design
A planted display case gives the reception area a sense of naturality Credit: Waterfrom Design
A deep blue lighting feature provides a backdrop for the clinic Credit: Waterfrom Design
The counter is adjacent to the Chinese medicine clinic area Credit: Waterfrom Design
The Chinese medicine counter has a striking aqua design and lighting scheme Credit: Waterfrom Design
The facial care area's row of treatment chairs give a clinical feel Credit: Waterfrom Design
Lighting features are used as highlights against a pale colour palette Credit: Waterfrom Design
 


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26 Mar 2020

Waterfrom Design create clinical, technological Chinese medicine spa
BY Stu Robarts

The hair care area is encased in a glass room

The hair care area is encased in a glass room
photo: Waterfrom Design

Waterfrom Design's Exhibition of Frozen Time spa in Beijing, China, was conceived to eschew the traditional impression of Chinese medicine in favour of a more clinical and technological approach.

Created for Aqua Health Clinic, the facility was conceived to use "medical principles of pulse diagnosis, medication and food therapies as the approach to design specific treatments for visitors to relieve physical and psychological fatigue."

Covering 280sq m (3,000sq ft), it offers a traditional Chinese medicine clinic and display counter, as well as areas for body care, skin detection, facial care and hair care.

A palette of pale shades and pastel colours is offset with lighting features that highlight certain elements in an otherwise calmly-lit space.

Traditional old medicine cabinets and the smell of aged herbs are done away with, with the designers instead building the theme from cosmetic spa and technological elements.

The different areas each have a different look and feel, with the hair care area, for example, encased in a glass room and the facial care area's row of treatment chairs giving a clinical feel.

A planted display case gives the reception area a sense of naturality, meanwhile, and the Chinese medicine counter has a striking aqua design and lighting scheme.



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