OQO was created as a new concept Chinese tapas and cocktail bar in Islington Green, London. The concept design was a collaboration with graphic designers SEA and photographer John Ross, creating a distinctive identity for the new venture. Playful and innovative materials are used to great effect - black polished concrete floor, a back-lit, maple interlayered glass bar front, back-lit framed silk panels and translucent polycarbonate walling to the restrooms. Together with vibrant super graphics of the raw ingredients and signature cocktails. the bar was widely reviewed to acclaim in restaurant and design press in Europe and Japan.
Interiors photographs: Simon Phipps