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    Guest Blog: Kobe UK – Bring on the botanicals in 2017

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    Luxury fabric specialist, Kobe UK, predicts a ‘botanical Britannia’ for Spring/Summer 2017. David Harris, managing director, said: “Rich, dark greens are back in fashion, with bags of opportunity to experiment with botanical patterns. Look out too, for jungle printed jacquards, woven with metallic yarns, paired with the young, modern look of natural materials, wood, corkread more

    The Principal York awarded ‘best hotel interiors’ in the UK

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    The Principal York, formerly The Royal York Hotel, has been awarded ‘Best Hotel Interiors’ in the UK, according to a national accommodation ranking. York’s historic grand lady, which reopened on 1st November 2016 following a sensitive £20 million refurbishment, has been crowned at Lateroom.com’s 2017 Simply The Guest Awards. The Principal York joins 24 otherread more

    Product Spotlight: Table lamps from Hector Finch

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    This stunning new range of table lamps from Hector Finch are made in India and The Philippines and bring you a taste of the astonishing skills of their artisans combined with the sophistication of Western design and production values. The shell and vellum lamps are produced exclusively for Hector Finch by Simon Orrell Designs. Theread more

    Sir Adam opens in Amsterdam

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    Amsterdam has welcomed a new headliner as Sir Adam took to the decks at the city’s landmark A’DAM Toren for its official opening. Drawing inspiration from its creative neighborhood, the hotel perfectly combines first-class musical credentials with its own inimitable brand of artful luxury. For Sir Adam’s visual identity, renowned New York-based design studio ICRAVEread more

    The Grove, Hertfordshire

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    ‘20 miles from central London…’. Think of that radius and you likely imagine yourself still amongst the concrete jungle of Greater London. But with The Grove in mind, it’s time for a re-think. This 18th century country estate replete with championship golf course and world-class spa is as far removed from the hustle and bustleread more

    Guest Blog – Viero: Why use plaster?

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    Ever-changing trends are part and parcel of the interior design world. The UK ‘s wall surfaces are renowned for being decorated with wallpaper, paint and tiles, but we believe a huge change is happening right now as the industry shifts towards using traditional Italian plasters to creatively transform both interior and exterior surfaces. It’s byread more

    The Wellesley to transform hotel façade

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    The Wellesley has appointed Lee Simmons, the visionary artist and designer, and Make Architects, the award-winning architectural practice founded by Ken Shuttleworth, to create a new and bespoke sculptural screen for the front of the hotel that sits opposite Hyde Park Corner. The artwork will house the hotel’s renowned Cigar Terraces and will provide guestsread more

    Andre Fu: Designer of public spaces for new hotel, Villa La Coste, Provence

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    Architect Andre Fu and his design studio AFSO is working on a number of high profile projects due to unveil this year. Amongst the list of key commissions is the most highly anticipated Villa La Coste, nestled within the poetic Chateau La Coste in Aix en Provence, France. Set against the Luberon mountains, Château Laread more

    Project Spotlight: RPW Design’s Noes Lobby at Marriott County Hall

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    Led by RPW Design, one of the world’s leading hospitality interior design practices, the London Marriott Hotel County Hall recently re-opened following a multi-million pound transformation of its accommodation and public spaces. The redesigned interiors perfectly combine contemporary hotel design and luxurious functionality. As well as drawing upon the heritage of the building, and theread more

    Australia’s newest hotel brand – Skye – to debut in Sydney

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    The Crown Group, the award-winning developer of distinctive residential and commercial properties across Australia, is putting the finishing touches on its new hotel brand, Skye Hotel Suites in Parramatta. Set to open in early 2017, Skye Hotel Suites offers 72 luxury suites overlooking Sydney within the new V by Crown Group, a 28-storey luxury residentialread more