WGC was awarded our first project in Switzerland with the Panorama Resort & Spa and the wonderful owner the Rüegg family. The Panorama Resort is located in Feusisberg which overlooks the Lake of Zurich and has incredible views of both the lake and the surrounding mountains. Paul and Patrik Rüegg contacted WGC to support them in creating the finest Thai Restaurant in Europe and we provided Lighting and Interior Design within our scope.
The Rüegg family had progressive ideas on using light to create a sophisticated mood but also wanted to create a very relaxed and comforting atmosphere that their customers could have a beautiful dinner and then continue to the bar for conversation and cheers. WGC interpreted their guidance into a layered and engulfing scheme taking cues from Thai culture and modern architecture. Since the restaurant is located on the highest floor of the resort and features large windows facing the Lake of Zurich and the mountains in the rear, we were able to utilize the natural light of daytime and transition into a intimate dinning experience. Many details of the interior design provided us with the opportunity to develop an integrated lighting design and we used both the traditional and modern materials of the interior to create a very warm but immersive lighting setting.
Although we cannot publish images of the restaurant until the grand opening in a few months, there are design details in this restaurant that simply have never been used is Switzerland before and we are anxiously awaiting the unveiling of what is surely going to be a highly regards restaurant.