The biggest challenge for Linehouse, the designers behind BaseHall in the basement of Jardine House, was to “avoid feeling like you’re in a dungeon”. They employed backlighting and an arched roof reminiscent of some of the world’s classic markets. Photo: May TseThe biggest challenge for Linehouse, the designers behind BaseHall in the basement of Jardine House, was to “avoid feeling like you’re in a dungeon”. They employed backlighting and an arched roof reminiscent of some of the world’s classic markets. Photo: May Tse
The biggest challenge for Linehouse, the designers behind BaseHall in the basement of Jardine House, was to “avoid feeling like you’re in a dungeon”. They employed backlighting and an arched roof reminiscent of some of the world’s classic markets. Photo: May Tse

Designers of Hong Kong’s newest food hall, in Jardine House basement, draw inspiration from building’s retro look

  • The biggest challenge for the designers of Basehall, in the space that previously housed Grappa’s Cellar, was to ‘avoid feeling like you’re in a dungeon’
  • They used backlighting to brighten the interior, and batten walls – lime green in the bar area and timber in the food stall area – to give it a 1970s vibe
Topic |   Hong Kong interior design
The biggest challenge for Linehouse, the designers behind BaseHall in the basement of Jardine House, was to “avoid feeling like you’re in a dungeon”. They employed backlighting and an arched roof reminiscent of some of the world’s classic markets. Photo: May TseThe biggest challenge for Linehouse, the designers behind BaseHall in the basement of Jardine House, was to “avoid feeling like you’re in a dungeon”. They employed backlighting and an arched roof reminiscent of some of the world’s classic markets. Photo: May Tse
The biggest challenge for Linehouse, the designers behind BaseHall in the basement of Jardine House, was to “avoid feeling like you’re in a dungeon”. They employed backlighting and an arched roof reminiscent of some of the world’s classic markets. Photo: May Tse
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