LuisaViaRoma Terrazza by FloretFlorence, Italy
What do you get if you cross fashion, food and Florence? Alliteration, and a calming oasis in which to refuel – nourishment for both the mind and the body. Introducing La Terrazza by floret, a new space on the terrace at the LuisaViaRoma store in Florence, Italy. Something between an oasi, a coffee shop, a restaurant, juice bar and co-working space, it the perfect spot to unwind and re-energize.
Velona’s JungleFlorence, Italy
In a city that sometimes seems devoid of locals, Florence’s impressive Velona’s Jungle Luxury Suites stands out not only for its exquisite interior design, featured on the cover of Italian Architectural Digest, but also for its authentic Florentine hospitality
St. James’s Hotel & ClubMayfair, London
Just a ten-minute walk from England's royal palace stands this former "gentlemen's chamber" for traveling aristocracy. From the likes of Sir Charles Dickens, through to modern day icons like Sir Michael Caine and Sir Elton John, St. James Hotel and Club Mayfair maintains a proud tradition of welcoming the elite of the day in sumptuous surrounds.
La MaisonThe Internet
Discovering the brands behind the objects that inhabit your favourite hotel and restaurant has taken us on a magical journey from Malawi to New-York, from Marrakech to London; And there was no way we could leave our best discoveries behind: Welcome to La Maison.
Café de la SemainePigalle, Paris
A creative, whimsical café, Café de la Semaine is the brainchild of British artist Luke Edward Hall and online magazine Semaine. There’s a nostalgic, dreamy look to the café’s decor – with a Parisian twist, obviously. And while the serveware and art’s modern, the classic pink meets dark wood design creates a feminine take on the traditionally masculine flâneur aesthetic.
El FennDjemaa el Fna, Marrakech
Moroccan decor is in full force at El Fenn, a boutique hotel with 28 individually styled rooms in bustling Morocco. African flair’s created through hand-crafted rugs, artisan-carved dark wood furnishings and locally sourced, brightly coloured accessories. Its exotic decor is reminiscent of riads, with a modern twist.
AvobarCovent Garden, London
This London-based, avocado-heavy dining concept has a lush look – its interior decor is inspired by California. Think green tones, light wood, and pretty, floral-print accessories. The result is a laid-back, delicate design, where the pink plates and patterned cushions are as appealing as the avocado dishes served.
Hotel Grand AmourGare de l'Est, Paris
Hotel Grand Amour is a labour of love – the meeting of André Saraiva, Emmanuel Delavenne and Thierry Costes’ brilliant minds. In the busy 10th arrondissement, this Parisian hotel’s interior decor was inspired by fashion and art – there’s a classic French feel to each individually styled room. But with modern accessories, bright colours and contemporary communal spaces, it’s a more vibrant version of its traditional neighbours.
Frenchie Covent GardenCovent Garden, London
Celebrated chef Gregory Marchand is well-travelled – and it shows in the decor of his Covent Garden restaurant: Frenchie. As the name suggests, there’s more than a hint of Parisian charm, but alongside the no-fuss styling of London, and the urban grit of New York. Think modern, minimal and muted.
Hotel AmericanoChelsea, New York
Mid-century decor meets modern minimalism in ultra-chic Hôtel Americano, a boutique hotel in Manhattan’s Chelsea. This area’s known for its art and gallery scene, and inside, Hôtel Americano is equally cultured in its style. Latin, Japanese, and mid-century American influences mean that warm woods, black grass and concrete are common among the hotel’s 56 rooms.
Jnane TamsnaPalmeraie, Marrakech
Luxe meets Moroccan style in Jnane Tamsna, a boutique hotel with 24 rooms and private villas in Marrakech. Designed by renowned Meryanne Loum-Martin, with a serene garden by Gary Martin, there’s a Boho style to the colourful walls, hand-crafted textiles, and tiled furnishings by local artisans. An ethnic retreat in the heart of a vibrant capital city.
Southam StreetNotting Hill, London
In a three storey, former Victorian pub, Southam Street’s a London restaurant and event space with a vibrant past, and a brighter future. Musical artist Luco Longobardi and chef Chris Denney have styled their restaurant with an industrial edge – think exposed bricks, statement lighting and working materials like marble and leather. The result is contemporary, urban, and more than cool.
Riad YasmineMedina, Marrakech
Riad Yasmine’s an exclusive boutique in the heart of Marrakech – with 8 bedrooms, a tranquil pool, and a surprising Wes Anderson meets Moroccan aesthetic. Cool tones meet plush textiles – like traditionally woven rugs and wall hangings – with exaggerated flora in every corner. A contemporary space to seek solace after days spent in spice markets and souks.
108 GarageNotting Hill, London
Industrial interior style meets fantasy styling in 108 Garage, a hip restaurant serving fusion cuisine in London. As the name suggests, the space is a converted garage – evident from the exposed bricks and concrete floor. And furnishings crafted from metal, wood and leather are brightened by bold artworks and one-of-a-kind accessories.