This little boutique hotel is smack in the middle of Galle, the UNESCO World Heritage listed fortified city.
OK, so this is an unashamedly self promoting post on a restaurant project I designed and lead whilst working for Scott Carver in Sydney. It has finally been photographed by […]
From the moment I walked into the architecturally sculptural lobby, I knew it was going to be a smooth rhythmic journey.
The Shortlist of entries for the Annual Restaurant and Bar Design Awards 2016 has been announced, and as usual its a great collection of what’s new in gastronomic spaces around […]
On a recent weekend wander, I came across British Michelin starred chef, Tom Aikens’ homey restaurant on the waterfront of Dubai’s “The Beach” at JBR. Its like stumbling into a rambling old farmhouse […]
A project I designed with Scott Carver before I departed Oz has just been completed. Yay! …….. Otis Restaurant and Bar at Rydges Hotel, Campbelltown, Sydney, was a fast track refurbishment that started as an […]
Retrospective………Logomo Cafè, in Turku, Finland underwent an installation in 2011, by a German artist Tobias Rehberger in collaboration with modernist Nordic furniture company, Artek called “Nothing Happens for a Reason”. The project was […]
This abstract geometrically driven space in Sofia, Bulgaria by Mode Design Studio stands out from the plethora of rustic and textured eateries with its bold plasticity. Piece of Paradise’s design […]
This is not a post about design, but spontaneous place-making by the united spirit of the people of a city. Last Monday 15th December at 9;45am Lindt Chocolate Cafe in […]
This classic 60’s hotel in Koreatown, LA has been stripped back bare to become a very hip funky luxury hotel from the Sydell Group (Nomad Hotel NY & Freehand Miami), designed […]
There are just too many good entrants on the short list of the Restaurant and Bar design awards
The 2014 Restaurant and Bar Design Awards winners for 2014 were announced this week (25 September 2014) at London’s Old Truman Brewery. It is a truly international design awards with […]
This is the way of the future for new hotel brands targeting peeps seeking vibrant and meaningful stay. Tagged as “Select Service” in the hotel industry, CitizenM has embraced this […]
The Australian Interior Design Awards were announced last Saturday, so let’s take a look at the winners, commendations and hottest shortlisted in the hospitality category. Above, South Australia’s Penfolds’ flagship […]
Over the last few years there has been a spate of eclecticism and quirkiness in hospitality design, which is now extending to a lot more playfulness and humour to conceptual approaches, injecting […]