• Commercial Interior Design

    Great space is not branding - great feeling is! We don't just design your space, we make you feel good! It’s not a secret that the built environment greatly affects human behavior, emotional and physical health, and our overall well-being. It is our responsibility to work together with our client (you) on creating a built environment that enhances human experience and improves our emotional and physical health.

    Combined years of experience in commercial architectural design and access to any architecture style (sleek and contemporary to traditional) will be at your disposal when you choose us as your creative partner.

    Increased portion of our work is the design of restaurants, retail showrooms, hotels, salons and spas. We also design corporate interiors and work a lot with developers. Our clients recognize that customers "buy with their eyes" and that powerful branding has to be embodied in the design from the start. Please view some samples in our design portfolio on the left. We would love to hear about your commercial interior or other design needs and ideas!

  • Oriental Hotel's New Look – Commercial Interior Design News

    The Oriental Hotel of Kobe in Japan

    Designed by Ryu Kosaka, Hiroyuki Iizumi, Sachio Suzaka / A.N.D.
    Photography by Nacasa & Partners Inc

    Via retaildesignblog.net

    Hotel Interior Design

    First opened in 1870, the Oriental Hotel in Japan has always been a gem in Kobe. From attracting celebrities like the Royal Family and Marilyn Monroe, to its post-earthquake closure in 1995, the Oriental Hotel has been a symbol of its city. In March 2010, the hotel reopened for the first time since the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake fifteen years previously. Designed by Ryu Kosaka, Hiroyuki Iizumi, and Sachio Suzaka / A.N.D., the historic hotel was given new life through the combined interior designer genius.

    Hotel Interior Design

    With careful attention to the textures of wood, marble and stone, the Oriental Hotel carries an air of both classic and modern appeal. Decorated in muted yet warm and earthy colors, the hotel design feels refined and somehow delicate. The lines created by the architecture and furniture of the hotel interior play back and forth with squares and circles. Light marble floors are contrasted with luxurious dark wood, while cleverly placed glass paneling both breaks up rooms and encourages a sense of openness.

    Hotel Interior Design

    With minimal artistic additions, the beauty of the Oriental Hotel comes primarily from its sophisticated design and styling. Paintings are not missed next to gauzy curtains, unique lighting fixtures and decorative green plants.

    Hotel Interior Design

    True to its cultural integrity, the Oriental Hotel incorporates determinedly ‘oriental’ ideas in its composition. Bonsai trees are set in corners just so. Kimono-style robes hang in the bathroom. The slotted railings and backs of chairs are reminiscent of bamboo. Slivers of green are found on the bedspread, and little floral cameos on the rug by the bar. The Oriental Hotel is clearly proud of its admirable roots.

    Hotel Interior Design

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