Restaurants

Nordic Light Hotel

WAN Editorial

25 Jun 2018

The new Nordic Light Hotel in Stockholm opened its doors at the end of May 2018 after extensive renovations. Noted architects and designers collaborated on the project in a contemporary interpretation of Nordic design.  Lead architect was the award-winning Todd Saunders, renowned for his work on the Fogo Island Inn off the North Atlantic coast of his native Canada. Much of the visual

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ME Sitges Terramar Hotel

Lagranja Design

25 Jun 2018

Barcelona-based studio, Lagranja Design has carried out the transformation of an historic building, the Hotel Terramar, on the esplanade of the Catalonian seaside resort of Sitges.  Now owned and operated by ME by Melia, the original hotel first opened its doors in the 1930s, when tourism was dominated by the chattering classes. Mass tourism of the 1960s brought on another transformation,

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Gard’Ann

Ferenc Kende

15 Jun 2018

Well-known to locals, the Stühmer Chocolate Factory began its operations in the Hungarian country town of Kaposvár back in 1928. The interiors and furnishing of its Stühmer Café (designed by Ferenc Kende) are remarkable and therefore under heritage protection. Designer and visual artist, Kissmiklos, wished to protect this important heritage, while at the same time making

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Sean Connolly at Dubai Opera

Alexander &CO

14 Jun 2018

Sean Connolly at Dubai Opera, designed by Sydney-based Alexander &CO, is a 350-person restaurant, bar and courtyard in the centre of bustling Dubai. It enjoys direct views of the famous Burj Khalifa and is the only restaurant in the newly opened Dubai Opera space – the city’s new multi-format performing arts complex. The venue incorporates the Raw Bar and Fire Bar, a brasserie,

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Market Grounds

Woods Bagot

14 Jun 2018

Designed by Woods Bagot for client, ARK Group, ‘Market Grounds’ is Perth’s newest flagship hospitality destination. It opened last December in the heart of the bustling commerce and culture hub of Perth CBD. The project boasts over 1,000 sq m of bar and dining spaces across three levels. A licensed alfresco zone flows out onto Kings Square.  Exuding a vibe of surprise and

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