23 Nov 2011
in Appearance, living
Tags: AMFI, Amsterdam, appreance, city, fashion, homedecor, hotel, leisure, living, styling
The exchange is a hotel where fashion meets architecture. The rooms are styled by students of the Amsterdam Fashion institute. The rooms are ‘dressed’ like models on the runway. The hotel has a lot rooms, each different and inspiring. They also have a restaurant for late breakfast and a shop, you can find those next to the hotel.
The concept is made up by Otto Nan and Suzanne Oxenaar. The hotel is part of ‘De rode loper’ an urban-renewal project that is aimed at giving the Damrak a more diverse and fashionable look.They also have a collaboration with the Textielmuseum, because it is known for their lab-function and together with them, fabrics are being developed after designs by the students of AMFI. The exchange hotel is opening the third of December.
20 Oct 2011
Tags: authentic, berlin, Coolhunt, creative, experience, hotel, hotspot, interior, living, lowbudget, personalization, raw, styling, travel, trends, vintage
The Michelberger hotel is a low budget hotel in Berlin. This hotel expresses the feeling of Berlin, it’s raw, creative and rebellious. Tom Michelberger founded this hotel together with a couple of friends. They wanted to make the best hotel they could, the kind of hotel they’d like to stay in. They thought from the point of view of the guest, what did they really want? Some fancy design or just a place where you can be an actual guest. The hotel is a former factory, this fits the ambiance of the hotel. Everywhere in the hotel there’s a sense of play, rebelliousness, new textures, humour and ingenious combinations and for everything they use budget pricing. Tom Michelberger says “perfection does not create memories, because memories only result from movement, from a lively experience of interaction – with people, the surroundings and the atmosphere.”
This hotel has become very popular because they made the rooms cosy and personal and that is what people want nowadays. People are getting tired of mass consumption and they want things bases on their wants and needs. The second thing they used is experience, they make an experience of sleeping at the Michelberger hotel. They have a story for everything, the products, the interior, the exterior and also the whole concept. This creates a better connection with the guests.
19 Jul 2011
Tags: design, eco, green, hotel, innovative concept, sustainability
Architects t3arc have created 20 rooms made from recycled concrete pipes. The hotelconcept is called Tubohotel. This idea is inspired by dasparkhotel, a concept in Germany. The concept was based on the fact that t3arc saw a need of low priced spaces that were eco-responsible and they saw a need for the use of wast materials for construction. The rooms include a queen-size bed, desk light and fan and there is space under the bed for some storage. The Tubohotel is located in the Magic Village of Tepoztlan. It’s about 45 minutes of mexico city. The rooms are priced $42 a night, they hope the price will attract backpackers and people who are looking for an alternative and unique accommodation. For bathroom facilities there are two communal bath houses with private showers.
This concept is related to the trend sustainability, because the use wast materials for construction. This concept is also related to the trend experience economy, because it is an alternative way of camping.
05 Apr 2011
Tags: concept, hamburg, hostel, hotel, interior, internetgeneration, kitchen club, superbude, youth
What it is:
Superbude is a new low budget hotel concept in Hamburg, Germany. The design of this hotel shows simplicity, but it is also very unique and artistic. This hotel is mainly designed for the internet generation. The whole concept is related to this target group. You can get here al you need, you can even use a Nintendo Wii or play a memory game of skateboards. You can also see the newest movies in their cinema, free for guests.
Part of Superbude is the kitchen club, it’s like the ‘restaurant’ of the hotel. You can get here what you want, or you can bring your own bread, it’s all up to you.