While working at Kokaistudios in Shanghai, I had the opportunity to lead the design project for the international, 5-star Le Meridien Hotel in Shenyang.
One of the beauties of this assignment was the result of mimicking the stimulating mix of the ultramodern urban life set in a strong traditional Empire city: graceful design, dainty details, dark woods, and exquisite silks juxtaposed with fresh splashes of color and modern artwork pieces.
Inspired by the insights of a thorough research process — which included a meticulous topographical study of modern and antique maps of the region, — we created a sophisticated materials’ palette based on traditional colors and textures emulating the area’s forest.
Sekisui House & Marriott
Interior Design & Project Management