night market meets pop-culture in the orangeblowfish's bonobo izakaya
night market meets pop-culture in the orangeblowfish's bonobo izakaya night market meets pop-culture in the orangeblowfish's bonobo izakaya
may 24, 2016
night market meets pop-culture in the orangeblowfish's bonobo izakaya


night market meets pop-culture in the orangeblowfish’s bonobo izakaya
all images courtesy of the orangeblowfish

 

 

 

self-described as ‘a sexy version of izakaya’, the ‘bonobo’ restaurant in shanghai is equal parts night market, 80s taiwanese beer house, and iconic pop-culture archive. completed by the orangeblowfish, a shanghai-based branding and design agency, the izakaya eatery takes a light-hearted approach to client needs that results in an identity of memorable visual cues. small bites, monster flavor was the project’s motto, an idea that reaches its climax in a seven-meter mural featuring a functional neon laser blasting from godzilla’s mouth. 

seven-meter long mural made of pasted godzilla comic strips 

orangeblowfish bonobo izakaya restaurant shanghai
king kong hurls cars to the jaws of godzilla in the rear of the main dining area


king kong neon


godzilla neon


branding pays homage to night markets with photo-laminated sheets & brightly colored xerox menus

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restaurant dishes 

 

 

designboom has received this project from our DIY submissions  feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: nick brink | designboom

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