Articles tagged Retro Revival


You’re doing vintage wrong – let the Spaniards show you the way

Barcelona – Just like they took Carmen from one piece to a range of bathroom solutions, Roca’s vintage vision is expanding and permeating their customers’ everyday lives.

Stainless steel reflections extend the nautical-themed dining room.

Atlantis Blue by Panorama

Taking refuge from the hustle and bustle multiple stories below, Atlantis Blue is a new Hong Kong-based seafood restaurant serving up fusion cuisine. Local interior architecture and branding solution …

Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles embraces a mash-up aesthetic.

Ace Hotel by Atelier Ace and Commune Design

Since opening in January, Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles — all 182 rooms, 16 suites, rooftop pool and bar, theatre, restaurant, and communal spaces —  has helped reinvigorate an under-loved, …

Seoul-based M4 designs a private bar like an English dandy might.

Charles House by M4

Personified as the private mansion of a 19th-century English dandy, Charles House is a members-only bar in the heart of Seoul. Conceived by local design firm M4, the 145-m2 club breaks it’s bold …

Studio Aisslinger designs Bikini Berlin Hotel to reflect sub culture.

25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin by Studio Aisslinger

25 Hour Hotel’s latest establishment is renovated into something of an urban jungle by cutting-edge designer Werner Aisslinger.

With the Lump collection, Nendo employed traditional Japanese crafts.

Lump Series by Nendo

Purity of form and tactility are the driving factors behind Lump collection. In tune with Kanae Hasegawa’s investigation of revived Japanese artisanal traditions (published in St-W #97, out on 1 …

White gradients cover original wood-panelled walls.

Place de Colombie by Ramy Fischler

Reviving a listed Parisian pied-à-terre, Ramy Fischler accentuates iconic vestiges with avant-garde finishes. Place de Colombie is the Belgian’s first foray into interior design – having worked …

Nikbor Hotel juxtaposes classic and contemporary aesthetics.

Nikbor Hostel by Normal Estudio

Overlooking Barcelona’s Jardinets de Gracia, Nikbor Hotel brings contemporary flair into a classic setting. Normal Estudio used minimal lines to frame vintage tile motifs. Common rooms – each …

Siblingsfactory uses vintage display furniture within a minimal interior.

Siblingsfactory by JDS Architects

Brussels-based Julien de Smedt Architects designed the interior of Siblingsfactory. In the heart of the Belgian capital’s trendy Dansaert district, adaptive showroom opened early this summer. A …

The Court of Justice is part of a master plan laid out to rehabilitate a former railway station.

Court of Justice by J. Mayer H., LensAss and a2o Architects

HASSELT – Designed in Hasselt, Belgium by Berlin-based J. Mayer H. Architects, together with local LensAss and a2o Architects, the newly-completed Court of Justice is part of a master plan laid out …

Jaime Hayon updated a Parisian restaurant with a retro-twist.

Le Sergent Recruteur by Jaime Hayon

Spanish designer Jaime Hayon has re-designed a Parisian restaurant, with custom-made furniture and lighting that plays on classic brasserie chic, with a retro Hayon wink.

A Christian Louboutin window in London highlights the X-ray theme in shops this autumn and winter.

X-Ray Windows by Christian Louboutin

For their autumn and winter windows, French shoe brand Christian Louboutin turned on the surgical lamps and fired up the x-ray machine for these punchy displays.