July 2014 Shanghai China
el Ocho 99 Taixin Road
270 sqm – 135 pax
Team: Max Trullas (Director), Ted Zhang, Kno Zhuang (Designers)
El Ocho is craft cocktail bar located in Zhang Yuan, one of the oldest developments in Shanghai’s city center. The bar is located on the 3rd floor of the main villa occupying a beautiful attic space with wood trusses, and reclaimed colorful wooden ceilings. The Japanese style seating bar dominates the space, having on each side a red and green rooms with comfortable lounge seating. Two custom designed bicycle wheel chandeliers play tribute to the old Shanghai days. On the back side, the red butterfly cigar room hosts private events and vip clients.