Archive for the ‘hotels & restaurants’ category

Ozone (The Ritz-Carlton) by Wonderwall, Hong Kong

September 16th, 2011

Located on the top 15 floors of the International Commerce Center (ICC) in Kowloon, the new Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, will be the world’s tallest hotel. Situated on the top floor of this hotel is the bar/lounge, OZONE.

Supermarket Concept Store by reMiks, Belgrade

September 16th, 2011

Serbian design studio reMiks has completed Supermarket, a concept store inspired by the “golden years of communism”. Hosting a bar, restaurant, salon and fashion boutique, the store is located in a former discount supermarket in Belgrade. Found objects including a fridge, hospital screens and a camper van are used as display devices.

Dude Cigar Bar by Studiomake, Bangkok

September 13th, 2011

Dude Cigar Bar is located on Sukhumvit Road, in the heart of Bangkok. The red bricks– a material request by the owner– were carefully rotated at different angles to allow people walking by the shop to peek into the space from the outside. The material vocabulary is comprised of teak, brick, and sand-finish powder-coated steel to keep the space texturally rich.

Cienna Ultralounge by Bluarch Architecture + Interiors, New York

September 2nd, 2011

Antonio Di Oronzo, principal of bluarch architecture + interiors + urban planning, has designed a club/ultralounge in Astoria [New York]. Cienna Ultralounge is a venue in the heart of Astoria [Queens, NY] designed to offer the ultimate entertainment experience to the discerning New York crowd.

The Gourmet Tea by Alan Chu, Sao Paulo

August 30th, 2011

The colors of the little tins of the 35 blends offered by “the gourmet tea” are the inspiration for the first teahouse of this brand. The design aims an economic solution to rapidly transform the small house into a concept store.

Divino Wine Bar by suto interior architects, Budapest

August 29th, 2011

The cost efficient part of our main conception was “the interior design recycling”, redefining the existing surfaces, furniture and appliances: where the inherited beige coloured stone surfaces were painted black, the seats, being in good conditions, were refreshed with adding new back-rests with different height. The structure of the existing bar was used in the newly designed and reshaped one.

Starbucks Roy Street Coffee & Tea, Seatle

August 26th, 2011

This Starbucks location focuses on the coffee house culture and relates to the location’s film and art community while paying tribute to the local architecture. Concrete floors are paired with custom, tailored velvet furniture and drapery.

East India Company branding and interior design by Four IV

August 26th, 2011

A gated entrance takes you into a spectacular interior, the floor of which is constructed of renewable woods from around the world. At its heart is a wooden mosaic inspired by the Company’s original symbol of excellence – the Chop Mark.

Tsujita restaurant by Takeshi Sano, Los Angeles

August 26th, 2011

I’d like people to feel the delicate of beauty, which Japanese have, and Japanese atmosphere when they visit here so that they will think that they want to visit Japan. I’d like to make this restaurant as one of an element for Japanese reconstruction.

MOODs Eco Hotel, Prague

June 16th, 2011

Settled within a quiet side street just a few steps away from Prague’s city center, the MOODs hotel is a gorgeous, high-tech and eco-friendly boutique accommodation, designed by a team of Czech architects led by Vladimir Žák and Roman Vrtiška. This posh retreat has transformed the hotel scene in the historic capital, offering unparalleled service and luxurious comfort to its visitors. Situated in a refurbished building was once a bank, the hotel opened its doors just two years ago with stunning interiors built from fast growing bamboo, recycled-wood floors and it even features a luscious living wall at the entrance made entirely out of moss.