By Alice Finney
Deep hues, tactile fabrics and gold detailing feature in the interiors we’ve highlighted for this weeks’ Pinterest roundup, which forgo simplicity for retro glamour.
The first member’s club on our list is replete with richly patterned furnishings and large mahogany furniture pieces. The 252 bedrooms designed by Soho House & Co channel 1920s and 1930s design, taking guests back in time for their stay.
For this year’s Milan design week, London brand Se created a 1930s-inspired pseudo apartment, contrasting soft-pink furniture with gold and brass ornaments.
Sketch is known as one of London’s most Instagram-friendly restaurants. For last year’s Chelsea Flower Show, The Flower Appreciation Society filled the space with an extravagant display of flowers to evoke the romantic style of Victorian art.
Milan-based design office Dimore Studio looked back to the 1960s for inspiration when designing this west London member’s club. The eclectic mix of flower-patterned fabrics, dark pink velvet and dazzling mirrors reference retro French nightclub interiors.
This art-filled hotel was designed by Melbourne based practice Carr to make guests feel as though they’re inside an alchemist’s workshop. The studio contrasted dramatic lighting with dark walls to create an “otherworldly experience”.
Italian studio Diorama combined tropical plants with vibrant paintwork for this bar and restaurant in Puglia, which was designed to evoke a beach setting in an urban location.
Martin Brudnizki converted a 19th-century office building in New York into a decadent hotel – filling a huge atrium with an eclectic mix of vintage furniture, cushions and rugs to create the bar and lobby.
Tom Dixon and his interiors practice Design Research Studio chose millennial-pink concrete, deep-green leather and gold pendants for this London restaurant, which is themed around 16th-century exploration.
Italian designer Cristina Celestino paid homage to 1950s furniture and style for this travelling installation for luxury fashion house Fendi. The room is divided by long velvet curtains and features vanity tables made of polished wood and brass.
Local firm Space Copenhagen used plush velour and moody colours to create a “dreamy” restaurant and cocktail bar complete with mirrored walls, neon artwork and metallic lighting.
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