In April 2016, 11 Howard, a 221-room boutique hotel, opened its doors in SoHo, Manhattan. In January 2017, it was declared one of Dezeen's top 10 interiors for 2016. It's a decision I completely agree with. The hotel building was modernised by local architects, Beyer Blinder Belle. Danish studio, Space Copenhagen came on board to re-design the interior spaces and furniture. I am particularly drawn to these hotel rooms as they offer a serene palette of muted colours and natural materials. It was Space Copenhagen's aim to use materials that age well over time. As Signe Bindslev Henriksen, co-founder of Space Copenhagen, cogently explains: "We're really interested in materials - stone, woods, leathers. We love things that age well. It's part of our responsibility that a project lives on in a beautiful manner long after we've left." Given its beauty, this hotel certainly makes it onto my aspirational destination list.
Photographs via Dezeen.