Recently opened, the lavishly decorated Ivy Asia is a concept restaurant and late-night bar set in the heart of London. Offering flexible dining, Style installed a semi-automatic Dorma Hüppe Variflex moveable wall, allowing an exclusive room for up to 35 guests to be quickly created. With the Variflex system delivering 38dB Rw acoustic integrity, the private guests can enjoy an intimate experience in the sectioned off room, while the rest of the bar and restaurant operates as normal.
Style installed the panels with a simple priming sheet finish, allowing the restaurant to decorate the wall with their own flamboyantly Asian-themed graphics, ensuring it blends seamlessly into the sumptuous interior décor. When not required, the wall can be moved back to incorporate the space into the main restaurant.
Ivy Asia is part of the renowned Ivy Collection of restaurants and serves theatrical drinks and cocktails late into the night, alongside a delicious menu of tantalising, Asian-inspired dishes. With panoramic views of St Paul’s Cathedral, this vibrant and playful destination entertains, inspires and excites guests from the moment they step inside.
The Ivy Asia team was keen to cater for private dining and events, and with this in mind, they asked partitioning experts Style, to create adaptable space that could be sectioned off for guest privacy.
“This installation is yet another good example of how a moveable wall can directly impact a business’s ability to maximise revenue,” said Julian Sargent, Style’s group managing director.
“By having the option to change the use of the space, Ivy Asia has the ability to cater for exclusive gatherings but can quickly open the space back up to maximise covers as soon as an event is finished.
The semi-automatic operation of the Variflex wall means the substantial rubber seals are automatically activated, optimising acoustic integrity every time. The simple operation of the wall allows it to be moved in and out of position at a moment’s notice.