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North Leagues Club ‘The Oriental Asian Dining’


From the Resene Total Colour Awards gallery — 12 Abbott Street, Cammeray

Designers In The City wanted to achieve a scheme inspired by Hollywood Regency infused with Asian influence.

North Leagues Club

The formerly known Tingha Palace at North Sydney Leagues Club was desperate for change. With an original scheme of peacocks and corals this restaurant was a recipe for disaster. Designers in the City, were contracted to dramatically transform this tired and creatively challenged space. Heavily patterned carpet, a horrid colour scheme, mismatched furniture and odd lighting was definitely a challenge... serious work on a budget was required.

Designers In The City wanted to achieve a scheme inspired by Hollywood Regency infused with Asian influence. We created a palette based on Resene Nero in a high gloss finish with highlights of Resene Double Spanish White in the detailed timber panelling. We injected the space with features in Resene Gold Dust and Resene Stowaway to establish an environment that was enticing and ultimately a fabulous restaurant to dine. The use of Resene metallics, high gloss and satin paints with the combination of wallpapers, feature lighting, mirrors and accessories transformed this space into true Shanghai Style... even the existing smoked glass finally played a part in this theatrical new scheme.

We created a custom wall to wall carpet in a beehive design, with black and caramel colours to complement the gorgeous colour palette. New furniture was also imported to achieve an authentic inspired scheme. We also changed the dining linen to blend with the new paint, wallpaper and textile choices.

Blue restaurant interior

With such a fabulous renovation the restaurant also received new branding – The Oriental Asian Dining – and a great new menu.

The client at North Sydney Leagues Club was stunned with the transformation, the patrons feel like they are in an inner city fashion forward restaurant that is on the North Shore and they come away feeling inspired and revitalised by such a glamorous scheme.

Colours used: Resene Double Spanish White, Resene Gold Dust, Resene Nero, Resene Stowaway.

Products used: Resene decorative paints.

Colour Selection: Designers in the City
Interior Designer: Designers in the City
Painting Contractor: All Districts Painting Pty Ltd
Photographer: Richard Birch

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