Articles tagged Hospitality

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To attract millennials to its flagship, Heytea takes from experiential retail’s playbook

Shenzhen, China – The gourmet tea brand turned to Tomo Design to execute a two-storey flagship in Shenzhen, where engagement is the main focus.

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How integrating hospitality helps make retailers more resilient

New York City – Nordstrom opens a seven-storey venue in New York's Central Park Tower, bringing fashion-adjacent amenities to the forefront of its latest business strategy.

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This motorcycle repair shop doubles as a trendy bar

Udine, Italy – A disused hangar proves to be an ideal backdrop for Visual Display's hospitality concept – combining a bar, lounge, motorcycle workshop and concept store in one …

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Inspired by Pop aesthetics, these designers use contrasting colours to define spaces

Odessa, Ukraine – Ukrainian designers Lera Brumina and Artem Trigubchak use colour to differentiate spaces in Breadway bakery-café. 

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This Chinese teahouse has an unlikely inspiration: a Romanian sculptor

Beijing – Sò Studio designs théATRE, a teahouse in Beijing, by referencing palette, form and use of light in Constantin Brâncuși’s sculptures.

 
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How this hotel helps forge relationships between its visitors and the locale

Kanazawa, Japan – For The Share Hotels, Yusuke Seki used craft and context to create the Kumu Kanazawa, an environment as austere as a monk's cell and as beautiful as a Japanese tea …

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In this pizzeria, materials follow form, function and ornamentation

Mount Waverly, Australia – Merely 6 m wide, this Australian pizzeria was redesigned by architecture studio Hachem into an expansive vertical space with a mezzanine and peaked roof. 

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This reinterpretation of an Italian pizzeria grants flexibility to a small space

Poznan, Poland – In Poland, a pizzeria designed by Wiercinski - Studio proposes space-saving tactics that reference classic Italian design. 

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How to tackle two buildings with one integrated design

Znojmo, Czech Republic – A dual-approach to preservation and reuse brings two buildings together to create a wine bar and tasting venue in the Czech Republic’s wine region.

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Seasonal strategy: why winter is the perfect time for this bar to arrive in Amsterdam

Amsterdam – Studio Modijefsky brings a dose of Spanish warmth to the Dutch capital with pinchos bar La Cervecería. 

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How an architect transformed a Belgian monument into a hotel

Antwerp – The eponymous firm of architect Vincent Van Duysen designed the interiors and the Molteni&C-manufactured furniture for Antwerp's August hotel.

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This urban hotel spa merges history with modern comforts

Amsterdam – Baranowitz + Kronenberg repurpose former 20th century Dutch landmarks - a concrete bank and a telephone service building - into the W Hotel's Away Spa in Amsterdam.