Londonis known for being one of the most iconic cities in the entire world, it’s one of the most important centers for business, fashion, and design! The popular event Decorex International is just around the corner and it’s the perfect excuse for all design aficionados to come and finally absorb London’s scents and flavors. In order to make your trip even more fulfilling, here is the London design guide you are looking for! Join My Design Agenda and discover where to stay, eat and what do visit.
The Mandarin Oriental backs on to Hyde Park itself, with a welcome new outdoor terrace. You’ll find a Far Eastern slant on the people-friendly, easy-going part Edwardian, part contemporary ground floor but corridors and bedrooms that are so deeply traditional in decoration that I had to pinch myself to remember that I was in an Oriental hotel at all. The Queen would surely feel at home; quite right – after all, it was in the dreamy ballroom (where today you can have yoga lessons) in the 1930s that she and Princess Margaret learned to dance.
The Langham is currently one of London’s finest hotels and is now in the hands of hoteliers from Hong Kong. Once you get over the fact that there is absolutely nothing British about the way the Langham now looks, you realize that its new quasi-Oriental slant is really very welcome and well-executed. The hotel’s restaurant, Landau is a beautiful oval room designed by David Collins (also responsible for the hotel’s romantic new cocktail bar, Artesian).
Alain Ducasse’s three Michelin Star restaurant is placed on Dorchester Hotel, a London Landmark. In this luxury restaurant, people are treated with French Charm and eat classical food. The Executive Chef Jean-Phillipe Blondet is very rigorous about finding the freshest and seasonable produce, of course, he is meticulous because has been trained by Ducasse, who always say “The product is the only truth”. If you are looking for a little bit of French style in the heart of London, this is the spot.
This brilliant Michelin- starred restaurant is led by Executive Chef Florian Favario and offers amazing courses with European influences. The glass roof of the restaurant offers a magical experience, radiating the gleam of opulence, you can’t help but feel indulged the minute you’re shown to your seat. The richly decorated dining room allows guests a visual treat, from natural daytime luminosity to a chandelier-lit evening glow.
WHAT TO SEE
Covet London is a private showflat in the heart of London where you can have amazing intimate design experience in an outstanding scenario! Here you can find different collections of furniture, lighting and accessories and the right professional team to guide you finding out every detail of each brand, to answer all questions and to help you make the best choices for your interior design projects! Covet London is open from Monday to Friday (11 am to 5 pm). A must stop in our LONDON DESIGN GUIDE!
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