Project Overview

Interior Design Budget
RM 300,000
14 weeks
Completion Year
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ZT Studio No.82,Jalan Gudwara,
10300 Georgetown
Penang, Malaysia
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Interior Design Project Info

In the vibrant heart of Georgetown, Penang, Kool Kongsi Listening Bar stands as a testament to innovation and a celebration of the auditory and visual senses. As the First Listening Bar in the region, it boldly merges the robustness of brutalism with the sleek elegance of contemporary minimalism, creating a space that is as visually arresting as the music it houses.

Kool Kongsi Listening Bar is more than a bar; it's a concept that immerses patrons in an extraordinary fusion of industrial allure and minimalist precision. It reimagines the traditional bar experience, putting a spotlight on sound quality while enveloping guests in a visually stimulating ambiance.

The aesthetic qualities of Kool Kongsi Listening Bar are a play of contrasts. Customised tables, crafted from raw mild steel flat bars as table legs and adorned with carefully selected marble top from Spain and Italy, introduce a rich diversity of colours and patterns. This deliberate diversity guarantees that each table becomes an individual work of art, contributing to the eclectic charm of the space.

The bar itself is a focal point of innovation, featuring plywood joinery left in its bare wooden finish. The top is a customized stainless-steel surface, housing a vinyl record DJ deck. This juxtaposition of materials not only pays homage to the tactile beauty of natural elements but also serves as a nod to the evolution of music technology. The bar, with its integrated DJ deck, transforms the act of ordering a drink into a multisensory experience, inviting patrons to engage with the vinyl records on display.

Among the standout elements at Kool Kongsi Listening Bar is the infusion of lush greenery and tropical scenery within its indoor areas. This surprising addition infuses vitality into the industrial modernist ambiance, harmoniously blending urban and natural elements. The contrast between the fair-faced concrete, galvanized conduits, and the vibrant greenery imparts a rejuvenating and invigorating ambiance to the space, inviting patrons to experience the bar as an oasis within the city.

Partnering with local artisans who utilize Chengai Parsia wood for furniture and create customized leather sofas with plywood bases demonstrates a dedication to supporting local craftsmanship, skillfully interwoven into the overarching design concept.

In summary, Kool Kongsi Bar is not just a listening bar; it's a carefully curated symphony of design elements, celebrating the coexistence of the raw and the refined, the traditional and the modern. It invites patrons to embark on a sensory journey where every detail, from the carefully curated materials, furniture pieces to the lush greenery, contributes to the creation of an unparalleled and unforgettable experience.

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