The shortlisted projects, which are in the running for awards in six different interiors project categories, represent the most striking interiors recently created in the country.
Among the projects, which are located in 14 different cities across China, is a Spanish restaurant in a former prison, a hostel on Shanghai's Chongming Island that integrates local materials and an office space with mottled concrete walls and exposed steel frames.
Dezeen Awards China 2023 shortlists revealed this week
The shortlisted projects were scored by our interior jury which includes interior architect André Fu, Hong Kong-based Alex Mok, US interior designer Kelly Wearstler, Studioilse founder Ilse Crawford and Li Xiang of X+Living.
This is the first edition of Dezeen Awards China, which is in partnership with Bentley Motors. The architecture shortlist was published on Monday and following the interiors shortlist, the projects shortlisted in the design and China designers of the year categories will be unveiled tomorrow and Thursday respectively.
All shortlisted interiors are listed below, each with a link to a dedicated page on the Dezeen Awards China website, where you can find more information about the project.
The winner of each interiors project category will be announced at a party in Shanghai in December, with the six winners competing for the title of Chinese interiors project of the year, which is sponsored by Gaggenau.
Read on for the full interiors shortlist:
› Light House, Zhengzhou, by 323 Studio
› Illumined Freedom: An Artistic Home, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, by More Design Office
› Z&S House, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, by Outlooker Design
› Beijing West Road Private Residence, Shanghai, by Slow Studio
› Muzi House, Shanghai, by Wuy Architects
› NCDA Studio, Hong Kong, by NC Design & Architecture
› Yeahka Headquarters Office, Shenzhen, by JSPA Design
› Phantom Rings: S-Game Office, Beijing, by LYCS Architecture
› Diningr:um, Shanghai, by Pronounced Design
› This is Zack!, Beijing, by Guò Bàn Ér
› To Summer Beijing Flagship Store, Beijing, by FOG Architecture
› FREITAG Store Shanghai, Shanghai, by Kooo Architects
› ZUCZUG Bazaar, Xiamen, by Sò Studio
› Book Mountain Bookstore, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, by Ray&Emilio Studio
Health and wellbeing interior
Hotel and short-stay interior
› Cloud Retreat Hotel, Ganzhou, by Shanghai Cocoon Studio
› Sunac Mogan Valley Zhulinli Demonstration Area, Deqing, Yunnan, by WJ Studio
› The Tree and Villa, Dali, Yunnan, by Fusion Design & Architecture
› Som Land Hostel, Chongming Island, Shanghai, by RooMoo Design Studio
› Twosome Inn, Beijing, by Atelier d'More
Restaurant and bar interior
› B3, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, by RooMoo Design Studio
› Lai Zhou Bar, Shanghai, by RooMoo Design Studio
› Artifact Bar, Hong Kong, by NC Design & Architecture
› Agora, Hong Kong, by Collective
› Biiird Yakitori, Guangdong, by Biger Club Design
Dezeen Awards China 2023
Dezeen Awards China is the first regional edition of Dezeen Awards, to celebrate the best architecture, interiors and design in China. The annual awards are in partnership with Bentley Motors, as part of a wider collaboration that will see the brand work with Dezeen to support and inspire the next generation of design talent in China.