hospitality

KINK – Berlin

Located in Pfefferberg, Berlin within a former mid-19th century brewery, KINK is a unique venue where gastronomy and mixology fuse into one. Founded by Oliver Mansaray and Daniel Scheppan, whose shared passion lies at the intersection between international food and drinking cultures, KINK brings together a bar, restaurant and in-house culinary laboratory in a space that fittingly marries...

Casa Hoyos – Mexico

Casa Hoyos, occupies a former Spanish colonial manor in Mexico City, which is home to many colourful baroque-style buildings from the mid-1700s. AG Studio designed the 16-suite boutique hotel for the Hoyos family, who have owned the property for four generations. A focal point of the project is a courtyard featuring concrete walls punctured with archways lined in...

When nature dominates – California

Flowers’ new guest experience breathes new life into a cherished local landmark to become a destination resort-style estate dedicated to the celebration of wine, food, and the natural landscape. Located minutes from downtown Healdsburg, in the heart of Russian River Valley, Healdsburg, California.Originally built as a winery in the mid-70s, the facilities on this 15.5 acre estate had...

2020 Dulux Colour Awards finalists – Workplace and Retail

Part 3 of our coverage showcasing some of the talent shortlisted for the 2020 Dulux Colour Awards. Category is - Commercial Interior - Workplace and Retail which includes the interior paint finishes of commercial or industrial buildings such as education facilities, community centres, healthcare facilities, museums, theatres, places of worship, cafes, restaurants, fitness centres, one-off installations, events, hotels and accommodation. The iconic awards program, now in...

On Safari – Africa

Namibia, a country in southwest Africa, is distinguished by the Namib Desert along its Atlantic Ocean coast. The country is home to diverse wildlife, including a significant cheetah population. Located less than an hour’s drive from Windhoek, Namibia’s capital, is safari resort Habitas Namibia which seems diconneted from civilization. Nestled high on a hilltop surrounded by a wildlife reserve...

Coastal Kelly Wearstler

Santa Monica Proper Hotel occupies a 1920s Santa Monica building with an extension designed by local firm Howard Laks Architects. Located on Wilshire Boulevard in the coastal Californian city, it forms the latest Proper Hotel, designed by iconic Kelly Wearstler, a company that Wearstler's her husband Brad Korzen founded with Brian De Lowe. Wearstler also designed the San Francisco...

Peach Universe – Melbourne

Yet another reason to love Melbourne, Peaches is a cocktail bar located on the second floor of a building on Swanston Street. Peaches Bar Top and Rooftop is part of a larger 3 level hospitality project. Level One consisting of a restaurant; Level Two the cocktail bar Peaches and the rooftop extending the offering. Designed by

Spanish tradition

The Cheriff restaurant comes from a long tradition of local family businesses. It has turned into a culinary classic, known for its history and quality, with fresh fish coming in directly from the neighbouring docks. Cheriff is part of Barceloneta, Spain’s history. A classic in the seaside neighbourhood, it needed a design that preserved the authenticity time bestowed onto the restaurant. As part of a...

The Flourist – Canada

Canadian design studio Ste Marie has recently designed Flourist. Yes, I said Flourist, who new that was a thing? Essentially a bakery and cafe with a cool twist in East Vancouver that showcases Vancouver’s only community-based flour mill. The first fully traceable grain, beans, and flour company, Flourist provides premium dry goods and fresh, stone-milled flours and offers an alternative to...