19th-Century Office as NYC’s Beekman Hotel

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Previously design as offices for lawyers and small businesses in 1883, this beautifully detailed building has now been transformed into one of the most stunning, must visit spaces to exist. The building was transformed by Gerner Kronick + Valcarcel, Architects, and Martin Brudnizki Design Studio.  The Beekman hotel is designed so guest can glimpse all the fun without having to walk through the spaces.

I cannot wait until I get a glimpse of my own.

Alex Hotel

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Designer: ww.arentpyke.com

Photographer:  Anson Smart

Alex Hotel responds to the overarching concept of the ‘Hotel as Home’. Together with the client, four key concepts were established for the interior design; ‘the personal’, ‘the escape’, ‘the craft’ and ‘the legacy’, to nurture a sense of intimacy, connectedness and domesticity . The interior design, furnishing and styling imagines the richness, the personality, a sense of frivolity and the layering of a story. – See more at: http://arentpyke.com/project/alex-hotel/#sthash.7DxxrWJV.dpuf

Favourite apartment in Rome

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Designer: Emiliano Salci and Britt Moran, of Dimore Studio : www.dimorestudio.eu

Location: Largo Carlo Goldoni in the heart of Rome

Description: Previously a ho-hum Fendi store and anonymous office space, it has been ambitiously reconceived and refurbished as a five-storey cultural, retail, hospitality and entertaining complex for the brand and its clients.