The history of wall murals in interior design took an interesting turn in the early twentieth century, when a number of fine American hotels and hospitality establishments approached famous artists to create huge artworks to lavish their interiors.
“I’m completely addicted to luxury. I have no ability for anything else.” Robert Couturier
“If a client wants a nineteenth-century Gothic library, it is up to me to create the best nineteenth-century […]
Arts & Crafts Movement: Designed by British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1924 as an outpost of the Midlands Bank, “The Ned” reopened as a luxury hotel 2017, named in his honour.
“There will never be great architects or great architecture without great patrons.” Edwin Lutyens
Less of a coincidence, and more a decree of history and design theory, is the influence Adolf Loos’ (1870 – 1933) interior schemes have had on commercial interiors in Dublin.
Since the opening on Dawson Street of the iconic eatery The Ivy, with its crazed art deco interior from the legendary Martin Brudnizki, maximal design is a hot topic.
“Be not afraid of being called un-fashionable.” Adolf Loos