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If Willy Wonka Opened Up a Med Spa in Bangkok…

Most med spas are white and clinical, simply utilitarian to get the job, or jab, done. Hyper-Haus has taken a different route when designing the Doctor Mek Clinic in Bangkok, Thailand. Dubbed the “Home of Filler,” this beauty clinic will have you thinking you got lost somewhere between Wonderland and the Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory. The colorful, whimsical design is bound to keep patients visually enthralled while waiting for their procedures.

brightly colored med spa interior filled with playful objects

Hyper-Haus designed the clinic as an art gallery with the doctor acting as the artist that will craft works of art in the form of the patient’s facial features. They want patients to dream about being the best versions of themselves and if that means longing to look their best, they will make that dream come true in their wonderland of a space.

brightly colored med spa interior filled with playful objects

The whimsical interior features pixelated walls in a rainbow of hues, oversized flowers, playful cacti, and various types of seating in every color imaginable. The large pixels reference the zoomed-in, pore-level approach the doctor takes with each patient’s skin.

brightly colored med spa interior filled with playful objects

brightly colored med spa interior filled with playful objects

woman standing holding a large pink flower in front of pixelated wall

brightly colored med spa interior filled with playful objects

brightly colored med spa interior filled with playful objects

The design concept is based off of a playful interpretation of a cloud, which is how the practice – Doctor Mek Clinic – got its name as ‘mek’ means ‘cloud’ in Thai. In addition to cloud shapes throughout, curved, rounded shapes pop up, all symbolizing freedom.

blue and yellow hallway with views into brightly colored med spa interior filled with playful objects

colorful hallway with blue arches and stairs in background

angled view of modern med spa with glassed in patient room

side view of modern staircase in all blue

The clinic spans three floors which includes a series of treatment rooms, each with their own theme.

curvy hallway with bold blue and white wallpaper and bright blue ceiling

downward view of colorful patterned staircase

downward view of colorful patterned staircase

interior view of pink staircase with patterned risers and walls

interior patient room in modern med spa

Treatment Room 1, The Secret Rocket, takes inspiration from the 1970s with its retro patterns that are meant to feel like the cockpit of a spacecraft in a sci-fi movie.

brown and neutral modern patient room at med spa

Treatment Room 2 aims to keep patients calm with its soothing shades of brown and beige, like the feeling of a meadow in autumn.

modern green patient room at med spa

Treatment Room 3, aka Green Therapy, evokes relaxation with its mint color.

eclectic colorful patient room at med spa

Treatment Room 4, or Sweet Baby Pink, gives nod to femininity with its cotton candy pink walls and graphic peacock design. The glass wall is covered with a film in a rainbow gradient to represent diversity.

modern med spa patient room with neon lights and woman looking out

looking down into lower level of modern colorful med spa

modern, eclectic and colorful patient room

Treatment Room 5, or the Primary Color Room, is clad in the trifecta of primary colors – red, yellow, and blue.

modern bathroom with graphic walls

angled exterior view of curvy blue exterior of med spa

Photos by Mr.Sitthisak Namkham.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.