It’s a contemporary space, with an international outlook but we strongly felt that elements of the interior needed to draw their cues from the building and square.
The domain seems to stretch as far as Rémalard, you can sleep there in the middle of the forest at a charming former woodchopping village turned hotel 'D'une Ile' run by Sofie and Michel, a magical place with unique sleeping places that each have their own touch.
The food in the woodfire warmed five table restaurant comes straight from the kitchen garden and from surrounding producers who often deliver their regional dishes exclusively for their kitchen.
Our Word of the Year choice serves as a symbol of each year’s most meaningful events and lookup trends.
It is an opportunity for us to reflect on the language and ideas that represented each year.
He was Founding Director of BALTIC, the Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead, England and Director of Norway’s National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design.
Since 2006, he has been running Strawberry Art Design, Petter Stordalen’s ever-growing private art collection, and was responsible for sourcing the art for At Six.Do you have a favorite piece of art from the collection? Even the simplest of standard rooms feel luxurious, considered and detailed.We have also managed to balance diversity and coherence in the public spaces so the experience as a whole feels tied together all the while offering variety and contrast. We find the Scandinavian design aesthetic very seductive and we certainly researched and referenced the work of Scandinavian architects and designers in preparation for creating the concept.The hotel is large - 343 rooms in total and so the brief also asked us to look at a number of typologies and colour ways to create contrast and variation across the floors.We also had the existing building and a new rooftop extension to work with where the quality of spaces were really quite different demanding room concepts that could flex, scale and be modified to suit various architectural scenarios.All standard rooms incorporate a full length marble credenza that doubles up as desk with a lounge seating area comprising a custom designed sofa and well stocked minibar and drinks area. Working within a period building we felt it important to establish an interior that felt authentic in character and felt like it was built to last.