H2 Hotels in Healdsburg California recently won the Fodor’s 100 Hotels 2012 award as one of the trendsetting hotels of the world. This LEED gold certified project by David baker + Partners and Marie Fisher is a good example of re-using materials focus, with planted roof, solar panels, bamboo flooring and Emeco Navy Swivel Chair made from recycled aluminum.
Emeco Navy barstools at Restaurant Ma Cocotte in Paris Saint-Oue designed by Philippe Starck and Fabienne Amzalak. Inspired by the areas famous flea market - Le Puces de Saint-Ouen, Starck furnished the restaurant almost entirely with objects he found in the market stalls over the years; reclaimed old books, chunky glass vases and mismatched armchairs. “I feel comfortable here, it’s a model of the way I would like to live” Says Starck to AFP Read more here, image by Martin Bureau.
Emeco 111 Navy Chairs at Starcbucks Espresso Journey pop up in Tokyo, designed by Japanese studio Nendo. Customers order drinks by taking any of the nine different books representing the coffee assortment and “verse themselves in espresso drinks as though quietly entering into a fictional world” Says Nendo to Dezeen, read more here. Photo by Daici Ano
Navy Chairs at Google’s new London office. With interiors by Penson following Google’s ‘red list’ statement-“Our goal is to create a healthy workplace. This requires challenging the market to provide products that are free of known toxins and while making content transparent to consumers”. Among the highest in recycled content was the 1006 Navy Chairs made from the 80% recycled aluminum and 111 Navy chairs made from the 65% recycled Coca-Cola bottles. Photo by Dezeen
Oliva Wine & Deli in Mexico City, inspired by New York City in the 1920’s, the restaurant is now famous for their large selection of wine by the glass, their large chester sofa and perfectly matched recycled 111 Navy chairs in flint gray. Boué Arquitectos and Blend Design have created a fantastic atmosphere for the family run restaurant and bar, more images here .
We want to wish Beer Belly LA happy first year anniversary! One year ago Jimmy and Yume Han opened the popular local bar in Koreatown, Los Angeles, introducing a variety of local-brewed beers on draft. The large open space, designed by Make Architects features mahogany wood on the walls, 111 navy chairs in flint gray, steel tables and polished concrete floors. see more images on BeerBellyLA. Photography by Yume Han.
Mark Hix opened his new restaurant Tramshed in East London in May. The 1000 sq foot electricity generating station built in 1905 is featured with a giant Damien Hirst “Cock & Bull” submerged in a water tank. Josh Beach at Republic of Living says; “Together with Interior Designers at Waugh Thistleton we went through several chairs for the dining room and we eventually landed on the 111 Navy Chairs from Emeco with the aluminium version chosen as the barstool - the chairs really work well in the room. “ All Photographs copyright Damien Hirst 2012