Dexter Moren Associates have scooped the International Design & Architecture Award 2012 for The Ampersand Hotel in the 50 – 200 bed category, beating competition from The Sanctuary Hotel in New York, Syon Park Waldorf Astoria, and the ME Hotel in London by Foster + Partners. The awards celebrate the best in hospitality design and … Continue reading
Our latest post catches up with Dexter Moren Associates’ Interior Design Team with an extract of their Design et al interview below. What direction do you feel hospitality design is moving towards in general terms? Hospitality is generally moving towards a more customised approach. Hoteliers are savvier than ever and attuned to their clients heightened … Continue reading
The Ampersand Hotel has launched a new online brochure which captures the hotel’s brand essence, design concept and amenities. Click here to download.
Our brief for the bedrooms was to explore options to accommodate both the business and leisure traveller. Several of the rooms feature beautiful bay windows and we looked at including either a free standing roll top bath or drawing table accordingly. Oversized bed heads provide proportion to the high ceiling and compliments the detailed cornicing … Continue reading
Dexter Moren Associate’s design concept draws inspiration from the hotel’s locale, namely from its world class museums in South Kensington which are steeped in Victorian History. The themes of botany, music, ornithology, geometry and astronomy will be brought to life within the hotel paying homage to the Victorian era of knowledge, discovery and exploration, but … Continue reading