Northern Lights reaches the shortlist for the bar/club/lounge award…

MINARC have reached the shortlist with a third incredible project, Northern Lights, situated within The Ion Luxury Adventure Hotel. The bar will compete for the bar/club/lounge awards in The International Hotel and Property Awards 2013. Overall description of the project: On an island where fire meets ice, comes a new lounge where nothing comes between you and this otherworldly landscape. Design brief: It’s difficult to think of a better way for the modern adventurer to relax and enjoy the otherworldly

Shortlisted: Alma Hotel & Lounge, situated in the heart of Tel Aviv’s UNESCO White City…

ALMA HOTEL & LOUNGE is situated in the heart of Tel Aviv’s UNESCO White City. Setting a new standard in luxury bespoke hospitality, the hotel has reached the shortlist for the Hotel up to 50 Rooms Award within The International Hotel and Property Awards 2013. Submitted by Jacob Peres Office, it represents a unique mix of top end opulent and modern design.     Design brief  / project description: 15 lavish, individually designed, deluxe rooms and studio suites referring back

Shortlisted: Taizu Asia Terranean Kitchen, Tel Aviv – evoking a contemporary sense of Asia…

Taizu Asia Terranean Kitchen, Tel Aviv, Israel, has reached the shortlist for the Restaurant Award within The International Hotel and Property Awards 2013. The project was designed by Pitsou Kedem and Baranowitz Amit Studio and submitted by Jacob Peres Office. Design brief / project description: The interior of the restaurant is rooted in two main themes – the five elements of ancient Chinese Philosophy (Fire, Water, Metal, Wood and Earth) and the culinary DNA of the menu. The interior evokes

Alma 1938 have reached the shortlist in the International Hotel & Propery Awards

Shortlisted for the Public / Cultural category in the design et al International Hotel & Property Awards, Alma 1938 designed and crafted the exterior cladding of Hall 1, for a £1.2 billion convention centre in Doha. The leather wallcovering for Hall 1 is a cladding system comprising of leather panels arranged as a tessellation based upon a pattern by the Japanese architect Arata Isozaki. The client also wanted this piece to look like a work of art. Design Brief “An

SHORTLISTED: Silfra restaurant, “a place of beauty and serenity, marvel and euphoria.”

Design Society members Minarc have reached The International Hotel & Property Awards shortlist with another unique project. Shortlisted for the Restaurant within a Hotel Award, Silfra restaurant is situated within Ion Luxury Adventure Hotel, shortlisted last week for the Hotel under 50 Rooms Award (see project).   True to its namesake — the Icelandic natural wonder where Eurasian and North American plates drift apart — Silfra restaurant is a place of beauty and serenity, marvel and euphoria. Through the utilization

Fogo Island Inn reaches the shortlist…

The Fogo Island Inn, Newfoundland, (submitted by Shorefast Foundation) has reached the shortlist for the Hotel under 50 rooms Award in The International Hotel and Property Awards 2013. The Fogo Island Inn is a public building for Fogo Islanders with 29 rooms for guests varying in size from 300 to 1,100 square feet. Located between the communities of Joe Batt’s Arm and Barr’d Islands and facing the North Atlantic, the 40,000 square foot inn and 6,000 square foot outbuilding is

Shortlisted: A destination lounge bar at the heart of Hotel Bristol, Warsaw

Shortlisted for the Bar / Club / Lounge Award in The International Hotel and Property Awards 2013, Anita Rosato Interior Design have restored the Column Hall, situated within Hotel Bristal, Warsaw, to exude glamour and charm.   Design brief: To create a destination Lounge Bar at the heart of the hotel capturing the essence of the Bristol. This huge and imposing space lacked in warmth, intimacy and glamour. Once used as a workers dining room during the communist era, this

Shortlisted: A new hotel set within an otherworldly landscape…

Shortlisted within three categories in The International Hotel and Property Awards 2013: Hotel up to 50 Rooms; Restaurant within a Hotel and Bar / Club / Lounge (we look forward to sharing images of the restaurant and bar shortly), Ion Luxury Adventure Hotel, by Minarc, is a truly unique hotel. Nestled into the slopes of Mt. Hengill, near Thingvellir national park, the Ion sits perched atop a series of high-seat pillars, an homage to Iceland’s first settler, Ingolfur Arnarson, who


One Avighna Park – Mumbai’s largest cluster redevelopment project (4 million sq. ft), has shortlisted in multiple categories for design et al’s International Hotel & Property Awards 2013. One Avighna Park is a new residential high rise complex in the heart of Mumbai, designed to blend grandeur with progressive eco-consciousness. Given the dearth of open and green spaces in Mumbai, it is essential that it not only combines space with luxury and opulence, but also makes way for an intelligently


Warsaw’s landmark ‘Hotel Bristol’, one of the few buildings left standing in the aftermath of World War II, has shortlisted for the International Hotel and Property Awards 2013 following a contemporary restoration. Anita Rosato Interior Design were approached to introduce contemporary luxury, comfort and style while restoring and refreshing Hotel Bristol’s glamorous Art Nouveau heritage. Every aspect of the reinvention of the Bristol required careful coordination with the local conservation office to ensure the design was relevant and respectful of

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