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Designer in Profile: Purcell’s Jeremy Blake

Name: Jeremy Blake Company: Purcell Position within company: Partner, Head of Hospitality & Head of Sustainability Website: www.purcelluk.com                 . Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) Educated in Kent, qualified in Newcastle, travelling studentship to Scandinavia, scholarship to Rome, extensive travelling to all continents (but not yet to South America & Antarctica) delivering green and sustainable BREEAM Excellent projects for over 20 years . How would you

Further Shortlist Success for GA Design International in the IH&P Awards 2014

GA Design International have been successfully shortlisted for the Hotel Suite Award in the International Hotel & Property Awards 2014. Their project, The Whitehall Penthouse Suite, is a charismatic duplex suite set in a turret of the Corinthia London and conceptualised around the character of a London Politician. GA Design International were tasked with creating seven unique Penthouse suites in the fantastic upper floor spaces and unrivalled turret areas of the Corinthia. The team decided, based on the hotel’s prime London

Darley Interior Architectural Design are Shortlisted for the International Hotel & Property Awards 2014

design et al are delighted to announce the shortlisting of Darley Interior Architectural Design in the International Hotel & Property Awards 2014. The Balalaika Hotel will compete for the Lobby/Public Areas/Lounge Award. The Balalaika is a 330 room Hotel and is in a prime location, within walking distance of many tourist and business locations – Sandton City Shopping Centre, Nelson Mandela Square and the Sandton Convention Centre. The Johannesburg Stock Exchange is on the Balalaika Hotel’s doorstep as is Deutsche

Congratulations to ID V.K DESIGN who won Hotel Design Award – Africa in The International Hotel & Property Awards 2014

design et al are delighted to announce that ID V.K DESIGN have been successfully won for the International Hotel & Property Awards 2014. Their project, Zilwa Attitude, will compete for the Hotel Design Award – Africa. The Mauritian culture and art de vivre are the source of inspiration to Zilwa Attitude hotel. Entirely thought out and designed with the aim of sharing the simple and genuine life of the islanders, this hotel is a ‘hymn’ to Mauritius…the ideal address for holidays

A.N.D. / Nomura Co.Ltd achieve triple shortlist success in the International Hotel & Property Awards 2014

design et al are delighted to announce that A.N.D. / Nomura Co.Ltd have been shortlisted for a third award in the International Hotel & Property Awards 2014. The company’s ‘Club House’ project in China will compete for the Hotel Residence Award. Club house is a renovation project of an entire floor in a sky scraper. 12 kinds of facilities were planned to entertain and comfort guests, including a bar lounge with American pool table, a library and a bedroom. Simultaneously these

Further Shortlist Success for ADR s.r.o in the International Hotel & Property Awards 2014

design et al are delighted to announce further success for ADR s.r.o’s Velaa Private Island Maldives, shortlisted for both the Hotel Residences Award and the Hotel Design Award – Asia-Pacific. ADR were not to develop a regular hotel, albeit still with all the luxury and amenities one could think of – they were to create a place for select clientele, to come by invitation only, and spend ‘Private Moments’- whether these be culinary delights, sports, or moments of relaxation, or just

Congratulations to ADR s.r.o who won Hotel Residences Award in The International Hotel & Property Awards 2014

ADR s.r.o have been successfully won the Hotel Residences Award in the International Hotel & Property Awards 2014. Velaa Private Island lies in the Indian Ocean waters off the shore of the Maldives, north of the capital Male. Guests can take their pick of 48 villas of various sizes and layouts situated right on the beach or overlooking the lagoon. The island offers a bonanza of social and sports activities, including several restaurants. The brief was to design a private island

Further Shortlist Success for MAP Architecture & Planning in the IH&P Awards 2014

MAP Architecture & Planning have achieved further shortlist success in the International Hotel & Property Awards 2014. Their project, Lakeside Cafe, will compete for the Restaurant within a Hotel Award. The all-day dining Lakeside Cafe is one of the most memorable dining places in the 520 room DoubleTree Resort by Hilton, Wuxi, China. The scope included the redesign of existing plans and the interior design of four restaurants, lounge, bar, and conference centre, as well as designing the bedrooms and

Shortlisted: MAP Architecture & Planning for the Hotel Suite Award

design et al are delighted to announce that MAP Architecture & Planning have been successfully shortlisted for the Hotel Suite Award in the International Hotel & Property Awards 2014. The City of Dreams is a gaming and entertainment complex on the famous Cotai Strip Macau which incorporates three hotels (Crown, Hard Rock & Hyatt) and an interconnecting retail, entertaining and gaming complex. MAP was appointed by the client to resolve all public design areas in order to maintain the construction

India Mahdavi shares her thoughts on approaching design in 2014…

imh Name: India Mahdavi Position within company: CEO Website: www.india-mahdavi.com                   Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) Ecole des Beaux-Arts / Paris: architecture School of Visual Arts / New York: graphic design Parson School of Design / New York: furniture design Cooper Union / New York: industrial design I’ve worked with Christian Liaigre for 7 years before launching my own company in 1999 How would you describe your personal