1. Nandini Bali Jungle Resort and Spa Ubud, Bali

    Set deep within a beautiful jungle, with stunning views across the valley, the Nandini Bali Jungle Resort and Spa offers a truly luxurious experience in a pure and natural environment. Nandini Bali Jungle Resort and Spa Ubud is located on the slopes of the Ayung River Valley. It offers a restaurant, a spa with massage pavilions, and a resort monorail. The property also offers free use of bicycles, daily afternoon tea, morning meditation class as well as free 15-minute relaxing welcome massage.Simply constructed from natural materials, each villa containing everything you would expect from a luxury holiday in Bali. Nandini Bali Jungle Resort boasts a hillside swimming pool, an outdoor hot tub, and concealed paths to a jungle river. Resort activities include yoga, trekking and cycling. Guests may also spot

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  2. Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas and Spa

    Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas and Spa is powered by wind and solar energy thanks to solar panels and a state-of-the-art wind turbine. Additionally, the resort relies on its own water source and desalination plant. Each villa is equipped with photo voltaic solar water heating system. Designed by celebrated architect Neil Rocher, Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas and Spa is a privately owned resort with charming oceanfront villas, a luxurious spa and a selection of eat and drink outlets, including a fine-dining Zanzibari restaurant and a rooftop lounge […] Read more

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  3. Chapulín Restaurant in Mexico City

    SAMA Architects together with mob studio have designed Chapulín, a restaurant that features a variety of materials and fuses together characteristic elements of Mexico’s history. The main entrance welcomes us with a unique hallway, made up by a fixing of more than 11,000 custom clay tiles, made by hand in the state of Oaxaca by a group of Oaxacan women in “El Alacrán” ceramics workshop, run by Mexican artist and sculptor Adán Paredes. In the center of the room there is a special furniture set made up by a display cabinet and a hanging luminaire that descends from the ceiling, showcasing a selection of the most luxurious wines. Being the most spacious, the dining area is at a time divided in two different spaces: terrace and inner lounge, both

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  4. Hotel Palazzo Victoria, Verona, Italy

    Hotel Palazzo Victoria stands in the ancient heart of the city of Verona, which is today even more lively, just a few steps away from the Arena and directly on Corso di Porta Borsari, one of the main streets, full of elegant shops but also delightful restaurants and cafés, which ends in the sumptuous Piazza delle Erbe. The hotel is located close to the Corso Porta Borsari, the Adige river – and the “Casa di Giulietta”, the house containing the balcony from which, allegedly, Juliet was wooed by Romeo. Unique, individual, of the place. There are 71 in total and even the most modest De Luxe rooms have Italian marble bathrooms, wooden floors and nicely textured walls and carpetings. As you go up the scale, additional flourishes include hand-painted frescoes, tapestries, framed flatscreen TVs and whirlpool tubs. Precious materials, ancient techniques and

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  5. Zaya Nurai Island Resort, Abu Dhabi

    Zaya Nurai Island is situated along the Arabian Gulf in Abu Dhabi. Just a 12-minute boat ride from Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island and a 60-minute journey from Downtown Dubai. This exclusive island resort is surrounded by clear waters, powder-white soft sand and lush vegetation. The contemporary villas are designed to blend into the landscape and they all come with private temperature-controlled pool and floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Arabian Sea. They boast an outdoor terrace, a spacious living area and Nespresso machine. A soothing soaking tub and rain shower are also featured.

    The resort combines contemporary architecture and design with traditional features, resulting in a very inviting and comfortable balance. The views from the bedrooms are simply amazing and the full height windows definitely let the resort’s gu

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  6. Nando’s Westfield, Stratford by Harrison

    Within the Westfield Stratford City shopping centre, Nando’s restaurant occupies over 7,500 square feet in a prominent 2nd floor corner position within the mall boulevard. Harrison is a leading design consultancy, specializing in restaurant and bar branding, design and development. Over the course of the past decade, Harrison has worked on over 100 sites for Nando’s the Portuguese chicken restaurant chain, with each venue giving rise to individual design challenges. One of Harrison’s largest designs is Nando’s Westfield Stratford City, which accommodates up to 260 diners in Europe’s largest urban shopping centre.

    Everyone involved in producing this restaurant were anxious to see fresh, innovative and dynamic ideas that

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  7. Marriott Serendipity Restaurant by Brain Factory

    The architectural design of the Marriott Restaurant is based on the transformation of furnishing elements in time and space. The primary transformable element is a membrane system composed by two types of curtains and positioned in correspondence to the tables: curtains in wood slats, in the outer part and fabric curtains on the inside. This double casing defines, during the day’s events, semi-private spaces (using curtains in wood slats) or totally private spaces (using curtains in wood slats and curtains fabric). The use of natural materials such as the wood and the fabric emphasizes the desire to create a welcoming environment and at the same time puts attention to a natural mutation. Other elements that give flexibility to the restaurant are the convertible tables through a telescopic system that adjusts the height of the plane suppo

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  8. Copper Blossom Restaurant in Edinburgh

    Copper Blossom Edinburgh is a light-filled, basement cocktail bar/all-day Scottish restaurant with floral fabrics and wicker. Copper Blossom is a destination where you can relax, unwind and enjoy the finest food and drink. In July 2015 we completed refurbishments to the restaurant and bar in this ‘Georgian’ style building. The company’s Garreth Wood explained that the bar is to be a female-friendly offering which will ‘fuse locally, sourced, seasonal and specially selected ingredients from all over Scotland’ while the cocktails are ‘classic drinks recipes fused with cutting edge technology and techniques’ […] Read more

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