Hotel Hotel, Canberra

Point Of View Design

26 Aug 2014

There are a million different things that can affect the degree of difficulty of a lighting brief. Time and money are the two most quoted. But you can add the availability of components, the condition of the project being lit, sustainability requirements, the weather, wildlife, locals' support/nonsupport, conflict of creative ideas etc. But the best way forward is to always embrace the

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l’Abbaye de Fontevraud

Jouin Manku

21 Aug 2014

Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku of Jouin Manku have recently undertaken and completed a grand project, to re-open a hotel and restaurant in the Saint-Lazare priory in French city Fontevraud. The UNESCO-classified Abbey, with its 1000 years of history, once housed monks and was also a hospice for nuns. The designers immersed themselves in its unique past, to capture its essence and the

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Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht

Marcel Wanders

14 Aug 2014

The Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht has recently won's award for 'Best Design Hotel', the latest addition to a large list of industry-recognised awards for the hotel and its ever so stylish interiors. These were brought to life through the vision of local and renowned interior and product designer, Marcel Wanders. The building, originally the public library of Amsterdam, was

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ME Hotel Dubai

Zaha Hadid Architects

08 Aug 2014

Omniyat, a leading developer in the Middle East, recently unveiled the renderings for the interiors of the Middle East's first ‘ME by Melia' Hotel. Designed by Zaha Hadid, the hotel will be located inside her Opus development in Dubai. The Opus, in Burf Khalifa District, will feature signature interiors by Hadid as well as limited edition furniture pieces. The exterior was also designed by

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Vesper Hotel

Studio Akkerhuis

06 Aug 2014

The Vesper Hotel in Noordwijk officially opened for guests to experience just two weeks ago, the first boutique hotel on the Dutch shore. Promising impeccable service and delivering equivalent standards of craftsmanship with magnificent interior details, owners and brothers Michiel and Martijn van den Berg have turned leisure into art. They enlisted the help of architect Bart Akkerhuis, in

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