PallermoUno is a new gallery in Milan that has several interior design works by the hand of Sophie Wannenes. The building in which its located was built in what was Sophie’s former home. This gallery has eight rooms and it’s located in a second-floor building in the city’s Brera Design District. Aside […]
A new design hotel in Milan – the historic Hilton Hotel at via Galvani was recently redesigned by THDP Design, a London-based interior design company, which is responsible for big hospitality projects, making it one of Best Milan Hotels. Where to stay in Milan? Hilton Hotel, the best of luxury hotels in Milan.
Milan is quintessentially elegant, stylish, sometimes quirky, modern but ultimately classic. A truly contemporary city, home to the world of fashion, arts, design and architecture, it’s like no other place in the World. The residents of Milan have a deep understanding of their own history and culture that is not just distinctly Italian, but ultimately Milanese. ‘Quintessentially Milano’ style means; furniture, lighting and finishes are luxurious, generous, comfortable and quintessentially Italian at heart.
Hilton hotel lobby
The inspiration for the interior colours, materials and fabrics is from the rich design and fashion heritage of Milan, carefully selected by renowned Italian designers and producers. Choices are distinctly Milanese, with a real sense of place, to create an Italian home from home, upscale residential, sophisticated with rich layered and subtle palette.
The design narrative will also draw its inspiration from the history of design and architecture in Milan which is World renowned for its flair and expertise in fashion design, art, furniture design and production, architectural and car design inspiration.
Materials & Finishes
Finishes and materials are selected to express the sense of place and Design Heritage of Italy, for example, Calacatta gold marble is from the Carrara region in Tuscany, Metal finishes are in bronze or polished chrome and reference design details from Gio Ponti Architecture, woods finishes are warm & sophisticated in texture, but are ecologically sound being made of Newood technical veneer and this is occasionally combined with etched glass.
Fabrics & Leathers are luxurious and ‘upscale residential’ in feel, complying with local fire regulations as well as the demanding needs of a modern hotel.
The Lobby & Restaurant Cantinetta 45 Nord
The design intention for the Lobby is to create a greater sense of arrival, comfort and sense of place. The guests will enjoy a larger more unified space, with generous seating, dining and informal working areas. The new pod-style reception desks will offer a more Informal check-in experience with an adjacent seating area with a variety of styles and uses.
Guest rooms are a haven for work and relaxation and sleep. The colour palette is elegant & sophisticated, the finishes rich in feel and texture and the shapes elegant and feminine. There is wall panelling behind the bed, and the headboard is deeply upholstered will add a sense of elegance and calm to the room.
The broad sweeping curves of the furniture, the headboard and the night tables recall shapes first used in the reception and foyer. The furniture is quintessentially Milanese, elegant, quirky classic yet truly contemporary modern – a home from home with a sense of history that can only be found in Milano. 147 Double rooms and 65 Single Rooms will be upgraded during 2015 and the remainder during 2016.
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