Brown Hotels Opens Its Largest Property Yet, The Lighthouse in Tel Aviv

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/brown-hotels-opens-largest-property-yet-lighthouse-tel-aviv/brown-hotels-lighthouse-21/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/10/brown-hotels-lighthouse-21-810x530.jpg" alt="Brown Hotels Opens Its Largest Property Yet, The Lighthouse in Tel Aviv" /></a>
                                Located inside an iconic Brutalist water tower in the heart of Tel Aviv, <a href="https://www.brownhotels.com/lighthouse" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">The Lighthouse</a> is the <a href="https://www.brownhotels.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Brown Hotels&#8217;</a> latest addition to its collection, which already includes four hotels in Tel Aviv, two in Jerusalem, and one in Trogir, Croatia. The new hotel offers guests an abundance of modern amenities, panoramic city and sea views, a panoramic rooftop lounge, and more.
Designed by Argentinian-Israeli architect Nestor Sandbank with direction from Brown Hotels co-founder Leon Avigad, the Lighthouse features a contemporary interior that plays up rich tones of navy and emerald, metallic accents, and varying textures. Golden gates section off parts of the public lounge spaces without closing any one space off. The lobby’s library offers a place for a chat and a cocktail. The hotel currently offers 100 guest rooms, though a phase two will open up two floors for an additional 60 rooms. For an especially memorable visit, you
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Hospitality Brand Generator Hostels Opens Its First USA Property in Miami Beach

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/hospitality-brand-generator-hostels-opens-first-usa-property-miami-beach/pillow_room-generator-miami/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/10/Pillow_Room-generator-miami-810x540.jpg" alt="Hospitality Brand Generator Hostels Opens Its First USA Property in Miami Beach" /></a>
                                With 13 properties spread across Europe, we were wondering when hospitality brand <a href="https://generatorhostels.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Generator Hostels</a> would skip across the pond to open a property. The wait is finally over with the grand opening of <a href="https://generatorhostels.com/destinations/miami" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Generator Miami</a>, located 15 minutes away from the airport and only 100 feet away from the beach.
While hostels don’t have the best reputation over hotels, trust us, there’s nothing cringe-worthy about this hostel at all. As a design-driven disruptor of hospitality, Generator Hostels prides itself on creating properties that are luxurious but affordable. Design studio Argent Design, led by Nicola Fontanella and Jack Bridges, oversaw the conversion and design of the Generator Miami, creating bespoke furniture specifically for the resort-like ambience of this location which took on a modern adaptation of a classic 1940s condo called the Atlantic Princess. Generator’s in-house design team art directed the array of public lounge spaces and accommodations. With 300
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Step Inside the Perfectly Curated, Light-Filled Spartan Shop in Portland

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/step-inside-perfectly-curated-light-filled-spartan-shop-portland/spartan-shop-interior-sept-28-6/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/10/Spartan-Shop-Interior-Sept-28-6-810x540.jpg" alt="Step Inside the Perfectly Curated, Light-Filled Spartan Shop in Portland" /></a>
                                Whether you&#8217;re visiting it in person or just browsing online, <a href="http://spartan-shop.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Spartan</a> is one of those perfectly curated boutique shops that makes you spend hours perusing its collection of objects designed by independent designers and makers (trust us, we&#8217;ve been there, done that). Founded by Currie Person, Spartan has everything you could want for your home, from ceramics and home decor to bags and apothecary goods.
It’s been more than a decade since Currie has opened the Portland shop, and since then, Spartan has expanded into a studio that sources, styles, and strategizes for interior designers, hotels, restaurants, commercial and residential spaces. We’re thankful to have been able to catch up with Currie to talk more about how the business has changed since she’s started the shop and, of course, some of the special pieces currently in Spartan. Read on… Why did you pick this city? My husband and I fell
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Step Inside the Perfectly Curated, Light-Filled Spartan Shop in Portland

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/step-inside-perfectly-curated-light-filled-spartan-shop-portland/spartan-shop-interior-sept-28-6/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/10/Spartan-Shop-Interior-Sept-28-6-810x540.jpg" alt="Step Inside the Perfectly Curated, Light-Filled Spartan Shop in Portland" /></a>
                                Whether you&#8217;re visiting it in person or just browsing online, <a href="http://spartan-shop.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Spartan</a> is one of those perfectly curated boutique shops that makes you spend hours perusing its collection of objects designed by independent designers and makers (trust us, we&#8217;ve been there, done that). Founded by Currie Person, Spartan has everything you could want for your home, from ceramics and home decor to bags and apothecary goods.
It’s been more than a decade since Currie has opened the Portland shop, and since then, Spartan has expanded into a studio that sources, styles, and strategizes for interior designers, hotels, restaurants, commercial and residential spaces. We’re thankful to have been able to catch up with Currie to talk more about how the business has changed since she’s started the shop and, of course, some of the special pieces currently in Spartan. Read on… Why did you pick this city? My husband and I fell
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BMW Designworks Drives EVA Air Business Class Toward a Luxurious Finish

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/bmw-designworks-drives-eva-air-business-class/eva-air-bmw-designworks-1-2/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/EVA-Air-BMW-Designworks-1-1-810x456.jpg" alt="BMW Designworks Drives EVA Air Business Class Toward a Luxurious Finish" /></a>
                                Squint your eyes just a little bit while looking over the appointments and finish of <a href="https://www.evaair.com/en-us/about-eva-air/news/travel-news/2018-09-20-787.html" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">EVA Air&#8217;s newly unveiled business class seats</a>, and the automotive design versed might astutely recognize the hand of Bayerische Motoren Werke&#8217;s in the design. In fact, the Taiwanese air carrier did partner with BMW, but via the company&#8217;s dedicated global aviation team, Designworks, to reimagine the business class experience.
As you can see, the partnership has resulted in a highly tailored and contemporary cabin referencing architecture and furniture design. Unlike all too many airline seats – even up in business class – Designworks has done a commendable job of muted sophistication creating a cabin styled in finishes and textures which should age gracefully. Rich natural leather detailed, lie-flat seating complements the warm color palette of wool carpeting, a design scheme extending to the colors of uniforms worn by flight attendants during meal service.

Juniper Lighting Plays a Major Role at the Assemblage John Street Hotel + Co-Working Space

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/juniper-lighting-plays-major-role-assemblage-john-street-hotel-co-working-space/www-mikikokikuyama-com-11/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/22_Assemblage_Mikiko-Kikuyama-2-810x540.jpg" alt="Juniper Lighting Plays a Major Role at the Assemblage John Street Hotel + Co-Working Space" /></a>
                                Located in New York City’s Financial District, the <a href="https://www.theassemblagehotel.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Assemblage John Street</a> is both a supremely stylish hotel and co-working space set across two buildings spanning 175,000-square-feet. Design firm <a href="http://www.juniper-design.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Meyer Davis</a> was tasked with designing the interiors of the Assemblage John Street (as well as the Assemblage 25th Street hotel) and when it came time to developing the right lighting design for both hotel and the co-working space, Meyer Davis knew to look to <a href="http://www.meyerdavis.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Juniper</a> for luxury fixtures.
The design firm already uses Juniper’s THIN Task Lamp in their offices, and so Juniper’s THIN Chandeliers, THIN Task Lamps, and THIN Shared Task Lamps were selected to illuminate the interiors. Because of the sleek design of the range, the fixtures don’t appear obtrusive in that jarring way bigger fixtures may seem. Instead, it simply shines a light (pun fully intended) on Meyer Davis’ thoughtfully designed interiors. The firm also incorporated design elements
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Juniper Lighting Plays a Major Role at the Assemblage John Street Hotel + Co-Working Space

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/juniper-lighting-plays-major-role-assemblage-john-street-hotel-co-working-space/www-mikikokikuyama-com-11/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/22_Assemblage_Mikiko-Kikuyama-2-810x540.jpg" alt="Juniper Lighting Plays a Major Role at the Assemblage John Street Hotel + Co-Working Space" /></a>
                                Located in New York City’s Financial District, the <a href="https://www.theassemblagehotel.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Assemblage John Street</a> is both a supremely stylish hotel and co-working space set across two buildings spanning 175,000-square-feet. Design firm <a href="http://www.juniper-design.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Meyer Davis</a> was tasked with designing the interiors of the Assemblage John Street (as well as the Assemblage 25th Street hotel) and when it came time to developing the right lighting design for both hotel and the co-working space, Meyer Davis knew to look to <a href="http://www.meyerdavis.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Juniper</a> for luxury fixtures.
The design firm already uses Juniper’s THIN Task Lamp in their offices, and so Juniper’s THIN Chandeliers, THIN Task Lamps, and THIN Shared Task Lamps were selected to illuminate the interiors. Because of the sleek design of the range, the fixtures don’t appear obtrusive in that jarring way bigger fixtures may seem. Instead, it simply shines a light (pun fully intended) on Meyer Davis’ thoughtfully designed interiors. The firm also incorporated design elements
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Soho House Amsterdam Adds to Trend of International Chains Catering to Digital Nomads

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/soho-house-amsterdam-adds-trend-international-chains-catering-digital-nomads/soho-house/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/soho-house-810x528.jpg" alt="Soho House Amsterdam Adds to Trend of International Chains Catering to Digital Nomads" /></a>
                                <a href="http://www.sohohouse.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Soho House</a>, a private members’ club for creatives, expanded to Amsterdam this summer. The <a href="http://sohohouseamsterdam.com/en"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Soho House Amsterdam</a> establishment has taken over the Bungehuis, an old 1930s university building on the Spuistraat that overlooks the canal, and spruced it up with their signature interiors and furnishings. The building now accommodates 79 bedrooms, a rooftop pool, an entire floor of club space, as well as Italian dining at Cecconi’s restaurant and a Cowshed spa on the ground floor.
And of course, it being located in Amsterdam, there will also be space to park 75 bikes and a workshop for repairs. The six story high Bungehuis building is a distinct landmark along the Amsterdam canal, with a stark limestone and granite facade contrasted against bronze bay windows. What makes this space even more spectacular is that it is only one of two buildings in Amsterdam with a rooftop pool. If the Dutch
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Coast to Coast Lands in Nashville

                                <em>Special thanks to Jean Lin of <a href="https://goodcolony.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Colony</a> for the following post.</em>
                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/coast-to-coast-lands-in-nashville/coasttocoast-nashville-2-keepshop/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/CoasttoCoast-Nashville-2-Keepshop-810x540.jpg" alt="Coast to Coast Lands in Nashville" /></a>
                                September kicked off our <a href="https://design-milk.com/were-going-coast-to-coast-with-colony/"  rel="noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">Coast to Coast</a> series with Design Milk where we, <a href="https://goodcolony.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Colony</a>, a NY-based community of independent furniture, lighting, textiles and objects designers, set out to explore the United States in the name of design, discovery and inspiration. Our travel itinerary was set to discover new talent and expressions of American design, art and craft. On the second leg of our tour we visited Nashville, TN, a bastion of southern creativity that contrary to popular assumption, doesn’t start and end with music.

Nate Schiebe’s Nashville woodshop \\\ Photo: Colony

Our time in Nashville felt like a treasure hunt, where one great studio visit led to three more friends we had to meet. With a bevy of art schools in close proximity, Nashville is home to a creative community teeming with hometown pride tempered with a fine
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Design Milk Travels to… Berlin

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/design-milk-travels-berlin/dm-berlin-guide/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/DM-Berlin-guide-810x566.jpg" alt="Design Milk Travels to&#8230; Berlin" /></a>
                                Berlin’s edgy and artistic reputation often precedes any first time visitor&#8217;s trip to the German capital, either tainting or painting expectations, depending upon who you’ve spoken with. And no doubt, Berlin&#8217;s nightlife and avant garde scenes remain as vibrant as ever, ready to reward nearly any curiosity with an intensity found nowhere else. But Berlin is also an <a href="http://www.unesco.org/new/en/culture/themes/creativity/creative-cities-network/design/berlin/"  rel="noopener noreferrer external" data-wpel-link="external">UNESCO City of Design</a>, with its storied hedonistic appetites matched by the city&#8217;s glorious palette of design and architecture spanning the Baroque to the Bauhaus, with a little Postmodern and Brutalist thrown in for good measure.

Photo: Gregory Han

With just under 3.5 million people calling Berlin home – the second most populous city in the European Union – the city is wonderfully diverse and also is recognized as one of the greatest contemporary art destinations in the world. In fact, it can be hard to tell where the galleries
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The Hotel Freigeist Göttingen: A Hotel Rooted in Academics and in Design

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/hotel-freigeist-gottingen-hotel-rooted-academics-design/design-hotels-freigeist-hotel-goettingen9/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/design-hotels-freigeist-hotel-goettingen9-810x540.jpg" alt="The Hotel Freigeist Göttingen: A Hotel Rooted in Academics and in Design" /></a>
                                <a href="https://www.designhotels.com/hotels/germany/goettingen/freigeist-hotel-goettingen" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Hotel Freigeist Göttingen</a>, the latest member added to the <a href="https://www.designhotels.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Design Hotels</a> portfolio, doesn’t look like a hotel that belongs in a college town. With its princely interiors that exude a quiet sophistication, the modern hotel looks like it should be located on the outskirts of town in a quiet meadow versus at the center of the city. It’s not until you take in the surroundings that you realize the Göttingen, Germany hotel is linked to a number of academic landmarks (including the university, the museum, and the university&#8217;s Knowledge Forum opening 2020) and the calming interiors were designed for intellectual stimulation.
Designed by Hannover-based architecture firm Ahrens & Grabenhorst Architekten, the Hotel Freigeist Göttingen’s façade is made of bricks laid in a wild pattern, a reflection of the contemporary nature of the building and the creativity that lies within it. Interior designer Frank Kassner took inspiration from American artist
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The Hotel Freigeist Göttingen: A Hotel Rooted in Academics and in Design

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/hotel-freigeist-gottingen-hotel-rooted-academics-design/design-hotels-freigeist-hotel-goettingen9/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/design-hotels-freigeist-hotel-goettingen9-810x540.jpg" alt="The Hotel Freigeist Göttingen: A Hotel Rooted in Academics and in Design" /></a>
                                <a href="https://www.designhotels.com/hotels/germany/goettingen/freigeist-hotel-goettingen" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Hotel Freigeist Göttingen</a>, the latest member added to the <a href="https://www.designhotels.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Design Hotels</a> portfolio, doesn’t look like a hotel that belongs in a college town. With its princely interiors that exude a quiet sophistication, the modern hotel looks like it should be located on the outskirts of town in a quiet meadow versus at the center of the city. It’s not until you take in the surroundings that you realize the Göttingen, Germany hotel is linked to a number of academic landmarks (including the university, the museum, and the university&#8217;s Knowledge Forum opening 2020) and the calming interiors were designed for intellectual stimulation.
Designed by Hannover-based architecture firm Ahrens & Grabenhorst Architekten, the Hotel Freigeist Göttingen’s façade is made of bricks laid in a wild pattern, a reflection of the contemporary nature of the building and the creativity that lies within it. Interior designer Frank Kassner took inspiration from American artist
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S2V 2018


[From left to right: Aaron Freedman, Pete Nelson, Brian Boram, David Branson, Albert Shum, Aaron Pambianco, Mark Carson, Greg Plaunt, John Reynolds, Peter Gray, Kevin Eckert, Sweet Tea Smith] As we do each August for the past 8 years, BUILD LLC and friends departed from our Seattle office and pedaled to Vancouver BC for the 9th annual Seattle to Vancouver invitational charity ride. This is our yearly opportunity to train up to our peak fitness, visit with old friends, and raise awareness and dollars for a worthy cause.
[Photo Credit: Brian Boram] Our official fundraising has now come to an end (though donations toward the cause are always accepted, of course), and as we do to commemorate each ride, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on another safely completed, 188 mile bike ride. While this year’s journey offered more liquid sunshine than most other years, which helped to
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Coast to Coast Lands in Detroit

                                <em>Special thanks to Madeleine Parsons of <a href="https://goodcolony.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Colony</a> for the following post.</em>
                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/coast-to-coast-lands-in-detroit/coast-to-coast-detroit-5-taitstudio-post2/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/Coast-to-Coast-Detroit-5-TaitStudio-POST2-810x540.jpg" alt="Coast to Coast Lands in Detroit" /></a>
                                September kicked off our <a href="https://design-milk.com/were-going-coast-to-coast-with-colony/"  rel="noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">Coast to Coast</a> series with Design Milk where we, <a href="https://goodcolony.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Colony</a>, a NY-based community of independent furniture, lighting, textiles and objects designers, set out to explore the United States in the name of design, discovery and inspiration. Our travel itinerary was set to discover new talent and expressions of American design, art and craft. Up first in the series was a visit to America’s Motor City; Detroit, MI.
Known for its contributions to music (including the late and great Aretha Franklin), architecture, and art the city of Detroit felt like a weighty first stop in the Coast to Coast series with an opportunity to explore the exciting projects and burgeoning business ventures rumored to be unfolding. Our forty-eight hours in Detroit were spent synthesizing the city’s growing developments and their effect on art and design
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Melrose Avenue Shapes up with Bend Goods’ First Ever Showroom

                                <em>The following post is brought to you by <a href="https://bendgoods.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Bend Goods</a>. Our partners are hand-picked by the Design Milk team because they represent the best in design.</em>
                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/melrose-avenue-shapes-bend-goods-first-ever-showroom/bend-goods-showroom-20/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/bend-goods-showroom-20-810x540.jpg" alt="Melrose Avenue Shapes up with Bend Goods&#8217; First Ever Showroom" /></a>
                                While wire furniture isn’t a new concept, in our opinion, no one does it better than our friends at <a href="https://bendgoods.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Bend Goods</a>. Founded by Gaurav Nanda in 2010, the brand’s collection of original furniture and accessories is instantly recognizable in homes, offices, hotels, retail spaces, and trade shows all over the world. With its signature playful designs and colorful finishes, the collection can insert itself into any space of any kind of style (and if you don’t trust us, a quick Google search will back this statement).
Bend Goods has undergone many changes, including a name change, expanding beyond seating, and setting up office headquarters in a home rather than an office (appropriately called the Bend House – see our video from the first Bend
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Hotel Indigo Dundee: A Choice Hotel for Visiting the UK’s First UNESCO City of Design

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/hotel-indigo-dundee-choice-hotel-visiting-uks-first-unesco-city-of-design/hotel-indigo-dundee-4/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/hotel-indigo-dundee-4-810x540.jpg" alt="Hotel Indigo Dundee: A Choice Hotel for Visiting the UK&#8217;s First UNESCO City of Design" /></a>
                                While London is a popular destination when traveling to the United Kingdom, we have a feeling that the city of Dundee in Scotland will see a rise in travelers with an affinity for design, art and culture now that Dundee has been designated as the <a href="https://www.unesco.org.uk/designation/creative-cities-in-the-uk/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">UK’s first UNESCO City of Design</a> and the <a href="https://www.vam.ac.uk/dundee" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">V&amp;A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum</a>, has opened. If we were headed to the newly appointed design destination, the recently opened <a href="https://www.ihg.com/hotelindigo/hotels/us/en/dundee/dndid/hoteldetail" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Hotel Indigo® Dundee</a> would be our accommodation of choice.
The building was transformed from a two-hundred-year-old jute mill into a 102-room modern hotel that sits right between the waterfront and the heart of the shopping district. Keeping in line with the Hotel Indigo® design policy where no two properties are the same, the hotel is a representation of Dundee’s rich past and forward-thinking present depicted by three different styles of guest rooms. There’s the Dundee
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The PURO Krakow Kazimierz: A Hotel with All the Design You Wish Was in Your Own Home

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/puro-krakow-kazimierz-hotel-design-wish-home/atrium-puro-hotel-krakow-kazimierz/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/atrium-PURO-Hotel-Krakow-Kazimierz-810x540.jpg" alt="The PURO Krakow Kazimierz: A Hotel with All the Design You Wish Was in Your Own Home" /></a>
                                In Kraków, Poland, a growing creative reawakening has turned the old Jewish quarter of Kazimierz into a thriving hub for creativity, community and culture. So much so that lifestyle hospitality brand PURO Hotels decided it needs to plant its fifth property here to meet the needs of the creatives, design aficionados and art lovers – local and abroad – who are looking for a contemporary experience to complement the town’s rich history. At the <a href="https://purohotel.pl/en/krakow-kazimierz" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">PURO Kraków Kazimierz</a> designed by <a href="http://www.asw-architekci.pl/pl" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">ASW Architects</a> and <a href="https://conranandpartners.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Conran &amp; Partners</a>, you’ll be completely surrounded by installations, street art, and modern design.
Throughout the hotel’s 228 rooms, suites, and common areas, an easy game of design-spotting will lead you to find that you’re surrounded by a myriad of design brands. Furniture by Carl Hansen & Son, Fritz Hansen, ByLassen, Mater, Gubi, Moroso, Baxter, Fogia, and Kettal line the spaces alongside fixtures by &Tradition and hand-knotted
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Swedish Studio Wingårdhs Gives the Radisson Collection Hotel – Strand Stockholm a Modern Refresh

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/swedish-studio-wingardhs-gives-radisson-collection-hotel-strand-stockholm-modern-refresh/new-guest-rooms-at-radisson-collection-hotel-strand-stockholm-photo-rickard-l-eriksson-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/New-Guest-Rooms-at-Radisson-Collection-Hotel-Strand-Stockholm.-Photo-Rickard-L.-Eriksson-1-810x608.jpg" alt="Swedish Studio Wingårdhs Gives the Radisson Collection Hotel &#8211; Strand Stockholm a Modern Refresh" /></a>
                                You might have seen <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BmvU_98F63N/?taken-by=designmilktravels" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">this photo</a> on our sister travel Instagram <a href="https://www.instagram.com/designmilktravels" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">@designmilktravels</a> (are you following us yet?). The dining space looked so magical and beautifully designed, we knew we had to find out more about the hotel it resides in. It turns out that the <a href="https://www.radissoncollection.com/en/strandhotel-stockholm" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Radisson Collection Hotel &#8211; Strand Stockholm</a> was recently renovated by Swedish architectural studio <a href="http://wingardhs.se/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Wingårdhs</a> who gave the interiors a new modern look that appeals to all design lovers.

Photo by Andre Pihl

Wingårdhs was tasked with refreshing the hotel’s 170 guest rooms, lobby, meeting rooms, new restaurant and bars. The main priority of the renovation was to create a warm, inviting atmosphere that highlighted both new features and the original details of the storied hotel, which originally opened in 1912 to coincide with the year’s Olympic Games. A custom color called Strand Grey was created specifically for the hotel, complementing the other neutral and
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