An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about hospitality

Project • By Ekky Studio ArchitectsBars

Henry's Restaurant

Henry’s Restaurant is situated on the newly refurbished Makariou Avenue, a bustling pedestrian-friendly street in the heart of Nicosia. To facilitate the new restaurant, an existing commercial building from the 1970s was substantially renovated; two commercial spaces were merged and mezzanine levels were partially demolished to create a spacious double-height hall filled with light.  Creative Photo Room Henry's is inspired by the European bistro typology. It is an all-day restaurant that serves immaculately styled gourmet food, with an open kitchen that allows chefs and cooks to interact directly with the visitors, creating a dynamic dining experience.  Creative Photo Room The design of Henry's restaurant blends... More

Project • By hcreatesBars

Roodoodoo by Paul Pairet

hcreates worked in conjunction with the legendary three Michelin-starred chef Paul Pairet and his team to create the latest concept in IFC, Roodoodoo. Located in the heart of Shanghai financial district, this building is a central focal point in Lujiazui for businesspeople, shoppers and tourists alike. The concept is a true all-day experience that transitions from breakfast to evening and bringing together dishes from Paul Pairet’s iconic restaurants Polux, Charbon, Mr & Mrs Bund whilst introducing many new instant classics including their first full bakery. hcreates interior design hcreates interior design “When it comes to defining the interiors for Roodoodoo’s we call it Retro Sleek – inspired by th... More

Project • By Studio IAADApartments

Conscient One

Designed for Conscient Infrastructure Private Limited, Conscient One is a mixed-use space that brings together retail, workspaces, and serviced apartments, all towards creating aesthetics that seamlessly adapt to its context. The clients wanted a luxurious, high-end look on a restricted budget – a challenge that transcended into an opportunity. A thoughtfully curated material palette, refined yet simple finishes, and punctuating spaces with artwork helped achieve the same.  Andre Fanthome Andre Fanthome The brief stipulated by the client outlined the designing of the lobby space and all serviced apartments. The design vocabulary of the 50,347 sq ft building aims to embody the brand's ethos in a welcoming, unique, and c... More

Project • By hcreatesRestaurants

Rock Bund Bakery

Luneurs Rockbund is located in one of the most distinguished and historic areas of Shanghai, The Bund. The restaurant and bakery is found on Level one of the National Y.W.C.A Building, a beautiful piece of heritage Architecture completed in 1933. hcreates interior design For this space, we explored the concept of “utility”. A design adhering to an unfussy, minimalistic, and useful aesthetic. We took note of the ornamental Architecture of the bund and the Y.W.C.A Building itself and wanted to create a space that complemented, rather than competed with the heritage features. hcreates interior design   The concept was influenced by the humble aesthetic of utilitarian spaces, these areas tending to discard elements... More

Project • By Edifice Consultants Pvt. LtdHotels

Port Muziris, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

Spread across 50,000 Sq.ft, 'Port Muziris, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Kochi' is an amalgamation of the rich history of the once great trading poet at the Malabar Coast in the city of Muziris and the fictional story of Lila's nostalgic memories of her childhood in Kochi.  Purnesh Dev Nikhanj Purnesh Dev Nikhanj Purnesh Dev Nikhanj Purnesh Dev Nikhanj Purnesh Dev Nikhanj Designed to replicate the patio in a traditional Kerala house, the big, open windows and the glass-top roof gives one the feeling of being outdoors even in the gorgeous Kerala monsoon. The entrance of the hotel takes inspiration from the grand old Dutch colonial villas of the past displaying the traditional wooden porte-cochere.  Purnesh... More

Project • By MAPVisitor Center

the Cloud Catcher

The ‘Meet and Greet” building of Kavya Resort and Spa is sculpted to witness the drama of passing clouds. Placed in the highest resort in Nagarkot, Nepal, the site experiences a dynamic phenomenon – a moment of clear visibility suddenly changing into total obscurity.  Siddhartha Maharjan + MAP Siddhartha Maharjan + MAP While the two rock-shaped volumes are oriented to capture views of Himalaya and the valley below, their separation creates the passage for the clouds – sometimes bringing the fog and moisture deep inside the building. Here you can experience the magical moments. Siddhartha Maharjan + MAP Learning from the local village houses built on steep terrains, the footprint of this building... More

Project • By concreteHotels

The BoTree

The BoTree, a new luxury hotel in London has opened its doors to guests on September 15. The five-star hotel’s design is an ode to the essence of Marylebone life, offering guests a unique fusion of luxury and neighborhood charm. Caption Caption Caption Concrete, the Amsterdam-based multidisciplinary design firm, worked with The BoTree’s team to design the interior for the hotel, including The BoTree Bar, the lobby, the 199-rooms and 30 Suites. The guestrooms feature custom-designed textiles and a diverse range of textures and materials, all crafted uniquely for the hotel by the creative team at Concrete. Caption Caption Located where Marylebone, Mayfair and Soho meet, The BoTree captures the village- l... More
View of campus situated in national park landscape, looking northeast from main hiking trail to Shaxi
View from public facilities across bridge to visitor dwellings and small event facilities on west ridge
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View of campus looking south across remediated reservoir
View from visitor cabin courtyards looking across bridge over remediated pipeline excavation toward public spaces on east ridge

Project • By Anderson Anderson ArchitectureHotels

The Linden Centre Shaxi Community Campus

The Linden Centre Shaxi Community Campus sits in a new national park, in Shilong village, on a trail from the historic town of Shaxi, in the high mountains of Yunnan, southwest China. The campus contains community and cultural facilities as well as small dwelling cabins for visitors involved in economic development and cultural education. The project is funded by the governmental Development-Oriented Poverty Reduction Program for Rural China, developed and managed by The Linden Centre, a local cultural and environmental education program. Caption Caption Caption The remote village of Shilong has been largely untouched by modern development, maintaining a traditional logging, hunting, grazing and subsistence agriculture econo... More

Project • By Prospect Design InternationalRestaurants


Step into the enchanting world of Hayal Restaurant, situated on the mezzanine floor of the St Regis Hotel in Business Bay Dubai. As you cross the trashold, guests are immediately captivated by that interior designed by athenticity and creativity. Infini Concepts Infini Concepts The restaurant and bar offers a unique dining experience that harmoniously marries the breathtaking views of the Canal. Hayal interior design is warm and eclectic, caned furniture, wooden tables and brushed brass lighting suspensions transport you to the heart of Istanbul. Infini Concepts Infini Concepts The fusion of traditional Turkish elements with a contemporary design is evident in every detail. The design team has carefully waeved together... More

Project • By Prospect Design InternationalRestaurants


Located in the heart of Dubai financial center DIFC , Salmontini Le Bistro stands as a mediterranean oasis amidst the concrete jungle. As you step inside, guests are immediately transported to a cosatal inspired interior. Prospect Design International Jimmy De Paris Spanning across 120 m2 , the bistro acommodates 85 seats in an inviting open space. The ambiance is an athentic tribute to the ocean, starting with the rich oak chevron wood flooring , the walls are designed with travertine stone decorated with black and white photographs of the sea. Jimmy De Paris Prospect Design International Hues of blues are playfully splashed across the furniture  creating an atmosphere reminiscent of the sea. The sushi counter ar... More

Project • By TAKA + PARTNERSHotels


TAKA+PARTNERS took over the complete renovation of “Αkti Oneirou Luxury Camping” bungalows, Manassu bar and restaurant, and the landscape of the plot, located in Sithonia, Chalkidiki. Yannis Konstantinidis / Studio YK | Nikos Vavdinoudis - Christos Dimitriou / Yannis Konstantinidis / Studio YK | Nikos Vavdinoudis - Christos Dimitriou / The design took into consideration the integration of the proposal with the surrounding nature and sea, the exploitation of natural light, aiming the activation of the users’ senses. Free and curved lines set walking routes and enhance connectivity. On the pergolas’ ceiling, plants, rope and wicker form dense and rare patterns that follow the ge... More

Project • By TAKA + PARTNERSHotels


A large-scale and high-quality project completed by TAKA+PARTNERS. Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort lies at Kanistro, Paliouri, Chalkidiki. TAKA+PARTNERS delivered: the implementation study, the interior design concept, the furniture & lighting design, as well as the fitting- out of 300 rooms and suites in a 13.000 sq.m area. George Fakaros _Unique Imaging, Heinz Troll, Mishell Anpilov George Fakaros _Unique Imaging, Heinz Troll, Mishell Anpilov George Fakaros _Unique Imaging, Heinz Troll, Mishell Anpilov George Fakaros _Unique Imaging, Heinz Troll, Mishell Anpilov The aim was to develop a luxurious experience, according to contemporary hospitality models. The concept design included eleven different typologies of rooms,... More

Project • By TAKA + PARTNERSHotels


TAKA+PARTNERS took over the renovation of the 220 m2 hotel lobby and of a 30m2 double room of Antigoni Beach Resort at Ormos Panagias in Sithonia, Halkidiki. Kim Powell Photography Caption The aim of the design is an updated layout that provides for optimal functionality of the space. The concept for the interior design is the feeling of penetration of natural light in the entrance and sitting areas, with the use of lighted stretch ceilings. The room divider provides areas of privacy, allowing the light to enter the room. The headboard of the bed extends to the ceiling, shaping the sleeping area. Kim Powell Photography Kim Powell Photography The wet spaces were designed with the aim to provide comfort and tranquility t... More

Project • By TAKA + PARTNERSHotels


This project consists of two summer houses, which are located on a single plot, in Skala Sotiros in the Greek island of Thassos. The plot is in dialogue with the sea, in front of which stretches a peninsula which work as natural barrier that delimits an axis between the plot’s beach and the plot itself. The central idea of ​​the proposal concerns the "invasion" of the peninsula within the plot and its transformation into a platform of uses. TAKA+PARTNERS The platform follows the axis of the peninsula and architecturally translates into building platforms with solid and void zones, water zones, shading and rest zones and green zones. The allocation of the uses and openings of the building follow the direction of the view to the s... More

Project • By TAKA + PARTNERSHotels


The under-construction building is located in the settlement of Pefkohori in Kassandra, Halkidiki. The building consists of a basement, ground floor and 2 floors, 8 apartments, a reception area and other auxiliary areas are being erected.  TAKA+PARTNERS TAKA+PARTNERS The fundamental design principle is the division of the interior space of the building into two functional levels, for the optimal adaptation of the building to the natural terrain. TAKA+PARTNERS TAKA+PARTNERS The volume created also adapts to the geometric characteristics of the plot and the surrounding buildings. Soft night lighting is integrated into the image of the structure. The densely built environment of the settlement has a varied and anarch... More