Deli, Shangri-La Futian: A Delicatessen in Shenzhen, China

LineHouse was appointed to design a delicatessen called Deli, Shangri-La Futian. Located in Shenzhen, China, the deli was completed in 2014 and showcases a simple and straightforward design for both the exterior and interior.

Deli, Shangri-La Futian

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The intricate casing from the deli’s inside and out is placed between the existing building’s lobby and the exterior garden.

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From this angle, you can see the aforementioned exterior garden.

A Simple Exterior

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Deli, Shangri-La Futian comes with a simple exterior using a white painted finish and punched windows in every corner.

Three Dimensional Latticework of Brass Poles

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Through the windows, you can have a look at the three-dimensional latticework of brass poles. Upon entering the deli, you can see the complex design of the latticework.

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The lattice work is positioned to line all four walls in the interior, filtering natural light and views. Also designed to form a double-layer screen, the latticework is also used to showcase and hold chalkboard signage as well as merchandise, equipment, and cookware.

A Petite Interior

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Aside from a simple exterior design, the inner part of the shop is quite straightforward with its petite interior. Here you will see a coffee counter, the display of deli items like fresh juices and baked goods, and a table with six seats.

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The display of juices and baked goods.

Outdoor Sitting Area

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The deli also arms with the outdoor section where a raised teak wood deck is located. The deck provides a banquet bench and a large central table sheltered by surrounding trees and tall grass along the perimeter.

Via LineHouse

Alana Groom

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