hospitality

Miss Wong Montreal

Occupying a former nightclub in Laval, a Québécois city next to Montreal, the alluring Miss Wong is a new Asian brasserie inspired by the urban exoticism of Far East Asia. Named after the famed 1920s and 30s Chinese-American actress Anna May Wong, the restaurant was designed by Montréal-based studio Ménard Dworkind Architecture & design (MRDK) as a reflection of the...

Japanese sensibility

Occupying a prominent corner spot in Westmount, an upscale neighbourhood in Montréal, Canada, that combines grey stone mansions and quaint townhouses with chic boutiques and spacious parks, RYU Japanese sushi bar opened its doors. Designed by Montréal-based studio Ménard Dworkind Architecture & design with an emphasis on natural materials and hand-crafted furnishings, RYÙ is a contemporary urban eatery underpinned by a...

Floating ZR resort

Z9 Resort is a floating retreat perched on the Srinakarin Dam in Kanchanaburi, Thailand.  Designed by Dersyn Studio, the new resort complex is a nature-oriented structure which offers floating or on-land accommodation. The new resort complex presents a distinctive character with its undulated roof and use of local materials The 3,100-square-metre resort units were transformed from the pre-existing resort materials...

35,000 meters of gold chains

Spacemen drew inspiration from nature and through a series of undulating planes in varies shades of gold, reinterpreted the topography of iconic green rolling hills into the key design language of Icha. Taking up a refurbished mid-19th century colonial heritage building in the newly developed outdoor shopping district, Fengsheng Li,Shanghai, the project is the new flagship restaurant of the brand as...

The Paradiso Art Hotel

Devoted to art and contemporary creation and borrowing inspiration from the aesthetics of MiMo—Miami Modern—the new Paradiso Ibiza Art Hotel, introduces a whole new way of visiting the island, surrounded by contemporary art. The hotel will host an ongoing Art Paradiso curated programme. Directed by the artist and curator Iñaki Domingo and the photographer and filmmaker Diana Kunst, the programme will...

radical modernism

Taking advantage of the wild beauty of the sierras of Maldonado in eastern Uruguay, the Sacramonte Landscape Hotel defies expectations of a luxury retreat by treating each guest room as an isolated cabin set amidst rolling hills, lush grasslands and clusters of vineyards. Designed by Brazilian and Uruguayan studio MAPA Architects, the cabins combine the radical modernism...

sense of luxury

Onion started designing 138-room Sala Samui Chaweng Beach Resort 5 years ago. In January 2018, the first phase - 52-room beachfront was opened for guests. Every room has a private swimming pool and beach views. There are 2-Bedroom Presidential Pool Villa next to the beach, framed the view by the old Banyan Trees, 4-Pool Villas and the rest of...

Australian Mexican connection

It’s been 12 years since the humble beginning of Guzman y Gomez with its first store in Newtown, Sydney. In 2015, GYG was named the fastest growing fast-food chain in Australia. In the beginning of 2018, we saw the opening of their 100th store located North of Sydney in Maitland, NSW, yes that’s right, I said 100! Designed by MORRISco Design, “The GYG...

Baroq House – Melbourne

Award-winning architects, Hachem recently transformed iconic Melbourne nightclub Baroq House as part of a lavish $4 million venue revamp that is meticulously detailed and loaded with a luxurious pallet of materials that adorn the opulant venue. Following the successful redesign of Baroq’s sister nightclub and Collective Establishment venue Bond Bar in 2014, Hachem were once again re-engaged to bring...