Renaissance Hotels are all about discovering the different sides, tastes and flavours of each travel destinations. To capture the essence of 20 major Asian cities, we created this cocktail book as a gift to their VIPs and to be used in their hotels premium lounges
After nearly six decades acquiring and managing hotels, the Harilela Group has finally created its own hotel brand and opened the first hotel in London’s Belgravia posh neighbourhood. We were commissioned to create this new brand from scratch.
When we designed the Krug Room at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong, we initially approached Hermès to provide the tableware. After looking through their existing range, we chose to create a custom design exclusive to the Krug private dining space. With the success of the design and collaboration, the Les Poèmes du Mandarin collection was launched for retail sale in Hermès stores around the world in 2009.
Performance events are ephemeral, but powerful, moments that allow a magical connection to be created with an audience. Our mission was to build a dream-like experience when we conceptualised and art directed this event for the launch of Swarovski’s latest jewelry collection in Shanghai. Our inspiration followed the theme of the collection, Under the Blue, where water and sky merge and reflect each other.
This travelling exhibition was commissioned to communicate about the Louis Vuitton heritage to Asian customers. The project was an evolution of an earlier exhibition we had designed for the brand, “Travel & Travellers”, showcasing the glamourous and adventurous lifestyle of the 19th Century traveller through a broad range of antique Louis Vuitton travel accessories. The Art of the Automobile exhibition presented visitors with a collection of objects related specifically to road travel.
Although Champagne is a symbol of festivities in the West, the French nectar was mostly unknown in Asia when Moët Hennessy came to us to help them tap into the Mainland China market. As a leader in their category, they felt they had to provide a focal point that would capture the imagination and immerse the Chinese consumer into the ‘Champagne Experience’ and they had the perfect location in Macau to do so.
Yintai Center is the flagship development of the Yintai Property Group, standing tall on the Chang An avenue in Beijing. This high-end development is one of the most prestigious addresses in Beijing, hosting the Park Hyatt Hotel, The Park Life luxury Mall, private residential units and a Grade A office tower.
During the revamp of the legendary hotel, the team at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel contacted us to design its guest rooms collaterals as well as a new set of visual identities and menus for its world-famous bars and restaurants. The Clipper Lounge, Man Wah and Café Causette are reinterpreted classics, whereas the M Bar and Pierre were totally new concepts.
We were asked to conceptualize the experience for a very exclusive private dinning room for Krug, one of the most revered Champagne brands. The Krug Room itself is hidden within the kitchen of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong and gives diners a chance to interact with the chefs and sommeliers in a very personal manner.