Articles tagged Hospitality

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Key takeaways from the final day of Frame Awards 2020

Frame founder and director Robert Thiemann's main takeaway is that co-creation will be essential to the next decade of design.

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Key takeaways from the first day of Frame Awards 2020

Amsterdam – Day one of Frame Awards 2020 was jam-packed with insights, innovation-thinking and interpersonal connection – this is our highlight reel.

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Atari is the latest (and most surprising) brand to enter the hotel space

In partnership with developer True North Studio, the American gaming brand plans to build eight hotels across the US.

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A balance of opposites combines serenity and restlessness at a mountain-top retreat

Yuyao, China – Shanghai-based Das Lab designs a multi-programme boutique hotel in the Chinese mountains.

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Looking for a mean meal? A noodle restaurant in Hong Kong has you covered

Hong Kong – In Hong Kong, Southeast Asian restaurant Mean Noodles - designed by OpenUU - incorporates the Malaysian batik into its interior design.

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For the first time ever, Louis Vuitton invests in in-store hospitality – in Osaka

Osaka – Honouring its 'unique ties' with Japan, the French luxury fashion house unveiled an unprecedented café and restaurant in its new Osaka flagship.

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Faced with a challenging site, a studio shows how design can thrive despite limitation

Shenzhen, China – Working within restrictive site conditions, studio Various Associates designs a valley-inspired Chinese restaurant with steep skylights.

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Is exclusivity really key? This OMA-designed hotel in Bali emphasizes community instead

Bali – Potato Head Studios, one of two hotels at the resort Desa Potato Head, challenges ‘ubiquitous resort typologies’ on the Indonesian island and other tropical destinations.

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What if you could experience your flight before it’s even booked?

Liverpool – Virgin Holidays’ V-Room uses experiential retail concepts to encourage customers to book in-store, rather than online.

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Why this Venezuelan spa doesn’t look like your typical spa

Caracas, Venezuela – Bye-bye neutrals and natural materials: designed by Atelier Caracas, this wellness space is modelled after 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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A plant-filled courtyard provides escape from city bustle

Sydney – In bustling downtown Sydney, Woods Bagot designs a hotel organized around a central atrium.

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Cast in shadow, this Korean eatery celebrates the night

Seoul – Atmospheric Korean-food restaurant Obaltan has interiors that call to mind something between a James Bond film and 1990s neo-noir.