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Design Industry Weekly News Friday 24 January 2014 | Issue 15

Cheoy Lee Shipyards Shortlisted for the IY&A Awards 2014 Cheoy Lee Shipyards have been shortlisted for the International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2014, entering the Power Yacht 25-40 metre category. In brief: A versatile ‘sport bridge’ yacht, offering flybridge features and custom build quality within the sleek envelope of an express yacht. Crisp contemporary exterior lines with standout hull efficiency, seakeeping and handling was the brief to Michael Peters, to expand on these exceptional characteristics

Interior design from Luiz deBasto was again to develop on the Alpha 76 concept. Practical contemporary styling that will be executed to standards exceeding those found in typical express style yachts on the market, with detailing approaching custom yacht levels. Read More

More shortlist success for GIL Art & Design Consultants in the ID&A Awards 2014

living room design offers an deluxe bar with a back-lit onyx wall and an elegant marble fireplace as a backdrop for an elaborate seating arrangement.

GIL Art & Design Consultants from Hong Kong are shortlisted for the Living Space – Asia-Pacific award in the International Design & Architecture Awards 2014 with their apartment project from Guangzhou.

The over sized crystal chandeliers reflected in the mirrored ceilings in both living and dining areas produce a sense of meteoric glamour. The curved fabric panel walls framing the boat-shaped dining table are highlighted by a custom-design graceful contemporary wall installation. The sweeping curve of the artwork energizes the entire space. The apartment has ultra-high-end leisure amenities like a home theatre with its own wine storage and cigar humidor. A tucked away room provides a gaming table just like a casino VIP room.

The design of this modern apartment is characterized by a unique sensuous and luxurious appeal that would not go unnoticed for anyone who visited it. The main living room is enveloped by a layered cove ceiling with a tinted mirror finish and all of the walls are treated with elegant beige leather upholstered panels. The flooring is hand-cut marble tiles in various sizes dotted by goldleaf glass mosaics. All of these elements and materials express a sense of opulence. The

Bert Frank Are Shortlisted In The International Product Design Awards 2014 Bert Frank Are Shortlisted for the Lighting – Lamp Award In The International Product Design Awards 2014 Shear Table Lamp: This Shear Desk Lamp is a highly functional task lamp with styling inspiration taken from the 1930’s. The brushed finish on the inner shade produces a softened warm light. Crafted from brass and turned steel this lamp is built to outlast its owner. The Shear Table Lamp comes in Brass or Chrome, with

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captured in the Cheoy Lee Alpha 76 models. Structural engineering was to meet GL class standards, for construction using resin infusion, vinylester resins, linear foam cores and multi-axial stitched e-glass reinforcements throughout. Limited use of exotics such as carbon fibre where required. Read More

colours options of Matte Black and Matte Old English White. An in-line switch is located on the flex. Bert Frank items are designed to oppose the throw away culture we live in today and are built to last at least as long as you will. During this time they will age and mature with you. The brass will soften and darken (unless you don’t want it to and treat it to a little polish) and any knocks or scratches it may pick up over the years will add to its story. Read More

Shortlisted: FBEYE International for the Hotel Design Award – Asia-Pacific FBEYE International have achieved further success in the International Hotel & Property Awards 2014 now shortlisted for the Hotel Design Award – Asia-Pacific with the Westin Hotel, Singapore. This project will also compete for the Hotel Suite Award and the Bar/Club/Lounge Award. Located downtown in Singapore’s prestigious financial district, situated on the beautiful Marina Bay, Westin Singapore Features 305

Jameson Homes are shortlisted in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2014 design et al are delighted to announce that Jameson Homes have been shortlisted in the ID&A Awards 2014 in the Overall Development category. A small collection of luxurious 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes arranged within the quintessentially English country village of Chardstock.

Guestrooms and Suites, 4 F&B Outlets and the Westin Heavenly Spa. Inspired by nature, the design concept reflects the brand design standards in a modern setting. Streamlined décor featuring materials that are textural interpretations of landscape imagery sets an elegant and stylish tone for the whole hotel. The design for Westin Singapore was aimed at business & leisure travellers to recharge themselves after an eventful day at work or while sightseeing. Read More

With the developments adjoining the boundary of the village conservation area particular attention was given to the detailing of the homes to ensure that they sat comfortably within the context of a very traditional village setting. The challenge to the designers was meet the requirements of such a sensitive setting and mixture of house types whilst also delivering a development of the highest quality and living space to meet the needs of modern family living with light airy spaces and open plan living.

The development comprises of a total of ten individually designed bespoke homes within the village.

Shortlisted: GIL Art & Design Consultants for the Living Space – Asia Pacific Award

modern spirit. Forms and shapes of furniture are simplified into purer and geometric silhouettes, which conform to the aesthetic ideas of modern lifestyle.

GIL Art & Design Consultants have been shortlisted once again for the International Design & Architecture Awards 2104 – Living Space – Asia Pacific, with a beautiful W Villa in Beijing.

The sense of grandeur and magnificence is maintained by the infusion of cultural ambience throughout the villa. The refined collection of artwork and accessories showcases the owner’s pursuit of quality of life. Elegant details juxtaposed with simple modern forms and features carve an interesting architectural space.

The lattice screen format with Chinese elements is exaggerated and abstracted in this modern Chinese design scheme. Through a simple array of geometric shapes, it reflects the unique combination of traditional design idioms with a twist of

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JOI-Design Interior Architects Shortlisted for the Lobby/Public Areas/Lounge Award design et al are delighted to announce that JOI-Design Interior Architects have been successfully shortlisted for the Lobby/Public Areas/Lounge category of the International Hotel & Property Awards 2014 with the JW Marriott Cannes in France. JOI-Design Interior Architects undertook the refurbishment and rebranding of the hotel’s public areas. The striking lobby forms a dynamic hub, lit by an elaborate lighting installation which makes an inviting refuge of this space with its carefully proportioned presence.

JOI-Design Interior Architects Enjoy Further Shortlist Success in the IH&P Awards 2014 JOI-Design Interior Architects have achieved further success in the International Hotel & Property Awards 2014 with Le Clervaux Boutique & Design Hotel shortlisted for the Hotel under 50 Rooms Award. The designers’ brief was to transform an existing hotel – a hybrid of a 19th century banker’s private villa and a 1970s glazed extension – into a boutique property with 22 new spa suites. Taking inspiration from views of the nearby Château de Clervaux, JOI-Design set out to produce the sophisticated and luxurious

Draw Link Group have been Shortlisted for the Hotel Design Award – U.A.E 2014 Dubai-based design practice Draw Link Group have been successfully shortlisted for the Hotel Design Award – U.A.E in the International Hotel & Property Awards 2014 with Hotel 72 by Hues. Built more than twenty years ago as a residential building, this structure sits right on the edge of Sharjah’s picturesque Albuhayra corniche as Sharjah’s very first exclusive 5 star boutique hotel. The name of the hotel comes from the number of rooms available, hence H72, but the idea goes even further in that everything inside 4 Design Industry Weekly News

In referencing the site’s former occupant, the Palais des Festivals, the design concept recalls a sophisticated era of glamour that imbued the spirit of luxury without excess. Clean lines of the building’s 1980s architecture are carried into the interior design. Here, deluxe elegance is expressed through high quality materials, finely crafted details and a sophisticated palette of greys, chocolate, black and ivory accented with warm gold and champagne tones. Material finishes are pure and luxurious. Read More

ambience of a grand hotel brought upto-date with stylised baroque features interpreted through a contemporary lens, spiced-up with delightfully unexpected details. The design concept proposed the creation of a boutique hotel comprised entirely of suites with in-room spas. The ‘modern baroque’ interior concept is introduced to guests from the moment they enter the building. A plush crimson carpet on a polished ebony floor leads guests towards the lobby through a silver and grey damaskpatterned hallway with finely-cut metallic charcoal chandelier shimmering above. Read More

revolves around numbers, mathematics and equations. From place names to design concept, everything in this five star establishment is touched with logic and rationality, from the sleek outlines that permeate throughout the building, to the recesses and outcrops that are judiciously placed, projecting perfect angular shadows and giving depth. Sudden flashes of clever and upbeat colours unexpectedly appear, giving surges of emotions where only an instant before cold calculated levelheadedness prevailed, as if the building and its décor wanted to toy with our perceptions and send us on a unique and stirring journey. Read More


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5 Minutes with Pierre-Yves Rochon Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) I have been practicing architecture and design since September 1968 (45 years), and worked in almost every area (corporate, residential, hospitality, temporary scenography, furniture design, lighting design, and place settings). How would you describe your personal design style? Timeless, elegant, refined, with a tremendous amount of attention paid to detail. Where does your design inspiration come from? My inspiration comes from leading a simple life, and being curious about everything.

Name: Mr. Pierre-Yves Rochon Company: Pierre-Yves Rochon, Inc. Position within company: Principal and Global Design Director Website:

In what direction do you feel that design is moving towards in a general sense?

How important do you feel Design Awards are as recognition of designers talents and achievements? Awards are exciting and give honor to important designers in our industry. It means that our colleagues, peers and clients feel as confident as we do about the work we are creating. What projects are you currently working on? Europe Four Seasons Georges V Four Seasons Megeve Four Seasons Milan Bristol Vienna Beau Rivage Lausanne Beau Rivage Genève Middle East Four Season Bahrain

I don’t know if it’s really evolving, as much as it is re-interpreting the 20th century.

USA Beverly Hills Waldorf Astoria Four Seasons New York Jade Signature

Name five key themes to consider when approaching design in 2014 and beyond.

Far East Four Seasons Tianjin Diaoyutai Spa Hotel Beijing

Information technology, lighting and control systems, as they are all becoming as much a part of the architecture as their primary function; and with the continuous introduction of new materials, as well as the modification and repurposing of traditional materials, material selection is essential. The evolution of habits and customs of people is also important to consider, especially in terms of space planning. For example, the open kitchen concept is very common now, while it used to be located in the basement not long ago; the same goes for bathrooms, their sizes continue to increase. If you could offer one piece of advice when it comes to design, what would it be? Think first, and remain simple.

What are your aims and goals for the next twelve months? I dream to develop and create unique new projects. Final thoughts; tell us a little more about yourself: Your most treasured possession? My wife Your favourite holiday destination? My country, Brittany Your favourite hotel/ restaurant/ bar? Four Seasons Georges V Read the full interview at: hotelandproperty/interview-pierre-yvesrochon.html 6 Design Industry Weekly News | @designetal

Design Industry Weekly News - Volume 15  

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Design Industry Weekly News - Volume 15  

Design Industry Weekly News from design et al