Articles tagged Hospitality

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Frame Awards jury member Patricia Holler shares some hotel forecasts

Frankfurt – Marriott’s senior interior design director in Europe tells us about the lessons learned in brand consistency, gym design and the challenges of hotel bars. 

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Design for kids grows up in China

Qinhuangdao, China – Wutopia Lab does away with the gimmicks and the cartoon-character cutouts for children’s eatery Aranya Kids Restaurant. 

Billboard: Vescom
Billboard: Vescom
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This is not where you’d expect to eat some Sichuan hot pot

Guangzhou – In Hi, Miss Rong the team behind Infinity Mind defy material expectations for a Chinese folk-food restaurant.

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Bogotá has new airport lounges designed for Colombia’s future

Bogotá – The new VIP lounges for flag carrier Avianca, conceived by Barcelona-based Francesc Rifé Studio, reflect Colombia’s growing emotional and economic connection to …

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Sorry, Wes Anderson: Nicolas Winding Refn is hospitality’s new design muse

Guadalajara – For a new nightclub in Guadalajara, designer Juan Carlos Pulido looked to the dark universes of the Danish director for inspiration.

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Capsule hotels are gaining ground in Asia and beyond

From a no-frills cell to colour-controlled surroundings, capsule hotels cater to guests in Japan and beyond.

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A Spanish taqueria offers a ‘city within a city’ experience

Vigo, Spain – Newly opened Sierra Madre Taquería invites diners to Monterrey, Mexico by way of Vigo, Spain – through colour, space and tacos.

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Are nomad, pack-and-go cities in our future?

Arnhem – Inflatable structures by Roos Meerman and Bart van den Hoven function as flexible pop-up lodgings. 

Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
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Rattan, a material as old as time, gets a renewed use in China

Shanghai – With a striking geometric layout, Shanghai-based studio Linehouse Design has given rattan a place of honour in two decidedly modern hospitality projects.

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Out Now: Frame 124 – The New Eco-Travel: Circular. Clever. Confident

Amsterdam – The newest print issue of Frame gives the green light to a series of groundbreaking eco-tourism projects. 

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A coffee shop in China brings some pause to the fast takeaway model

Guangzhou – While the timeframe of service at .jpg Coffee is meant to go as fast as a photo, the quality of the experience is also meant to leave a permanent memory.

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Looking for a fine drink in Antwerp? Try the church

Antwerp – In a city that prides itself on being atypical, one could expect to see things like a beer bar inside a cathedral. That's where De Plek comes in.