+tongtong were tasked to reinvent a bed and breakfast and c.1880 foundry in the historic town of Wellington, Ontario. With help from ERA Architects who are specialists in heritage and conservation, they transformed the buildings into the Drake Devonshire Inn, a contemporary boutique hotel. The grand opening of the hotel is tomorrow, May 1st.
Hey contemporist friends! Here’s a good example of a popular design detail we’re seeing a lot of these days. When Studio Gaia designed the new W Hotel in Bogota, Colombia, a common theme among the rooms are these upholstered headboards that create visual interest by drawing the eye up the wall and wrapping around to the ceiling.