05 Jul 2018

The building that houses Héroine, a fine dining restaurant and cocktail bar, is a venerable modernist monument of Rotterdam’s post-war reconstruction era.  Het Industriegebouw (The Industrial Building), designed by Hugh Maaskant & Willem van Tijen, had been neglected for the last couple of decades before the current owner acquired it in 2015, and started a true renaissance

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Biasol: Design Studio

04 Jul 2018

Following the success of their first café, St Rose in the Melbourne suburb of Essendon, husband-and-wife team Domenic and Diana Caruso secured a new Ascot Vale site, ‘No.19’, approximately 5 km north-west of Melbourne’s Central Business District.  Their vision was for a sophisticated but welcoming venue that would set a new standard for casual dining – a

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mar.s Architects

04 Jul 2018

Designed by mar.s Architects, Pipca is a street-food bistro located in the up-coming gastro-district of Milady Horákové in Prague - Letná. Taking the star turn is the food: chicken (Pipca means ‘tweety’!). Its main stage, thanks to the size and design of the venue allowing it, is the rotisserie at the heart of the bistro.  Pipca consists of one room of 65 m

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Alessandro Munge – Principal, Studio Munge

Studio Munge

03 Jul 2018

For the next in our series of Meet the Winners, we head to downtown New York to talk to Italian designer, Alessandro Munge, who founded Studio Munge back in 1997. With over 20 years’ experience in imagining and realising extraordinary interiors, his multidisciplinary studio brings spaces to life for some of the world’s most iconic luxury brands and top-tier global

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Studio Modijefsky

25 Jun 2018

Following on from its success in Amsterdam, interactive hotel operator, CityHub has recently launched a new hotel in Rotterdam, with interiors designed by Amsterdam-based Studio Modijefsky. The new CityHub is situated on one of the city’s trendiest and best-known streets, Witte de Withstraat, where three existing buildings have been modified to house the 126 futuristic sleeping

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