The home’s tilt slab concrete walls have a decorative board-formed finish. The textured surface was created by concrete poured and set in timber formwork, the latter stripped away to reveal imprints of the original plankwork. The sunken lounge is a feature of the open-plan entertainer’s space and features an elongated gas fireplace and wool carpet. A David Trubridge pendant here – together with another matching lamp over the dining table – provides a design feature and local task lighting.
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The world of hotel design is changing, with a move away from bland repetition of a chain’s design template to giving guests a unique experience that reflects the location they’re visiting. In this issue of Commercial Design Trends, we look at how that’s been implemented in three quite different hotels – the TWA Hotel in the iconic 1960s TWA terminal at JFK Airport, the Sudima Christchurch City and Montreal’s new Hotel Monville.