The Joye & Sam Lifestyle Market is located in the French Concession district of Shanghai, surrounded by a century worth of cultural heritage and atmosphere. Known as the Champs-Elysées of the East, the area is the city’s cultural hotspot, and is the home of various landmark institutions such as the Shanghai Library, the Shanghai Symphony Hall and the Shanghai Theatre Arts Center.
The first floor design of the lifestyle market focuses on retail, and connecting the arts and lifestyle through the medium of food; In which, creating the world’s first “Food Renaissance” integrated commercial experience. This isn’t just a “culinary carnival”, but also a tribute to the true value of food: a warm touch that brings people together; It’s a place of joy, soothing, and draws back to the cultures of a marketplace community.
The basement floor of the Joye & Sam Lifestyle Market is predominantly focused on wine and fine-dining. Combining an expressive lighting scheme with a contemporary aesthetic, the gastronomy is put on display in an atmosphere reminiscent of an upscale wine cellar. It provides a striking setting for an unique experience. Different areas connect and intersect, forming a spatial collage which interweaves various tastes and themes together.
The designer has integrated an elegant swimming pool theme into the space, recalling the romanticism of the historical French Concession era and upscaling it for the Lifestyle Market’s experience. Here, they can enjoy various chic drinks and hearty meal by the poolside.
The jewel of the Joye & Sam Lifestyle Market is the Michelin Star-standard restaurant, which can be found at the basement level. The modern aesthetic of its visually striking red interior features a curved half-arch on the side wall, creating an atmosphere of elegance and sophistication. Black terrazzo floor, cinnabar-red wall tiles, and red velvet drapes complete this immersive environment, offering a warm invitation to guests looking for a special place to enjoy a meal.
Rare glasses are dramatically back-lit within niches of the restaurant’s end wall, creating an illuminated grid of bright, crystal-like boxes. Accompanied by live music, exquisite lighting, and the finest in food and wine, this restaurant offers an exceptional dining experience for its numerous guests. A warm and vibrant venue, it is a place for celebration and enjoyment. Guests can spend an unforgettable evening in the company of good friends, surrounded by stylish elegance and sophistication. As the world’s first comprehensive “Food Renaissance” experience – catering, wine cellar, art exhibits, and nightclub – the Joye & Sam Lifestyle Market offers an incomparable opportunity to enjoy a wide-ranging array of food and drink experiences in Shanghai – a place to explore, cherish, and savor creativity and culture.