The 7,659-square-foot (703-square-metre) floor plate is naturally divided into different areas by the building’s structural grid, which the team used to delineate separating black-framed glass walls and doors. These glazed partitions create rooms within the otherwise open plan, but allow the natural light entering from two sides to permeate.
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The hotel features 250 designed rooms in six different categories, but similarly designed in a Mid-Century Modern aesthetic. Although slightly vary in size, these pads all share a clever configuration, beautiful design, and last but not least, a nifty range of amenities that savvy urban travelleres can’t do without, including free wifi, a 42-inch led television, and a glass-enclosed rain shower.
In a reference to New York’s famous elevated park, the interior designers looked to create a “High Line-like feeling” where “you can take different types of walks and discover something new each time”. To achieve this, they created an assortment of different formal and informal working spaces, including amphitheatre-style stair seating, a mid-century-styled meeting room and one nook with a daybed.
The guests find themselves midst of a Black Forest setting, with the soothing sounds of rushing water and intermittent chirping of woodland birds. The air is cool and misty, the room dark with streaks of light cutting through tall trees, smells of rich soil and wood wrap you; a surreal forest that feels a thousand miles away.
The glass bottle feature walls with wooden planks visually references the inspiration of the colored glass bottles and natural infusions of Mamajuana. Custom-designed test tube chandeliers hang above the bar, where bartenders use eyedroppers to add healthy tinctures and house-made bitters to cocktails crafted to promote health and cure ailments.
The International Center of Photography (ICP) is a leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture. It formerly was housed in a two-storey space in Midtown Manhattan. Its new home is located at the base of a residential building in the Lower East Side – a formerly rundown district that has gentrified in recent decades.
Each interior follows a color coded scheme, which dictates the overall scheme of the layout, forming a unified identity across each store. The studio noted the existing environment of each location, developing a unique scheme that would respond to the demographic population and needs of the target group.