NoMad London options 91 visitor rooms (high and above)
Its Grade II-listed constructing, which dates again to the late 1800s, homes 91 resort rooms, a glass-domed restaurant-cum-greenhouse, a bar styled like a traditional British pub and a grand ballroom set inside the unique courtroom.
Roman and Williams aimed to boost the Victorian options of the advanced whereas inserting new ornamental accents that reference Twenties New York.
Every bed room encompasses a marble hearth and gilded tracery wardrobes
“The challenge of integrating a newly built addition with the inherited architecture of the building materialised a space ripe with dichotomies,” stated the agency, which was based by husband-wife duo Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch in 2002.
“Old and new, hard and soft, New York and London – these principles abound and flourish throughout the building.”
The constructing’s glass-roofed police yard has been was a eating corridor
Friends enter the resort’s foyer by means of its unique porte-cochere.
A planting trough runs alongside the centre of the house
The design group added a brand new primary staircase clad in mahogany and framed by a theatrical proscenium arch, whereas the foyer’s chandelier was present in Connecticut, restored and shipped to the UK.
“This space is the nexus of the hotel, both in its acting as the physical compass for guests and wanderers as in its aesthetic junction,” stated the design group. “It embodies the dichotomy between old and new.”
The courtroom has been transformed right into a ballroom for personal occasions
A metal catwalk suspended above the foyer leads visitors to their bedrooms whereas the previous police yard past the reception, which is roofed in a three-tiered glass dome, has been reworked into an all-day eating venue.
The house is full of greenery from freestanding bushes to climbing crops draped down columns to create the impression of being in an Edwardian greenhouse.
Bench seating upholstered in inexperienced mohair leads the attention by means of the centre of the eating house and customized tiles developed by Bantam Tile Works cowl the partitions.
The partitions are coated in a mural by Claire Basler
Tucked simply off the Atrium, the resort’s Fire Room provides a extra intimate eating house whereas persevering with the glasshouse theme with hand-painted botanical wallpaper framed with darkish timber panelling.
Within the library, which acts because the resort’s lounge, classic velvet seating is surrounded by Sapele millwork cabinets. Burnished brass image lights illuminate oil work, paper ephemera and a group of vintage books.
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The constructing’s unique Magistrates’ courtroom has been re-imagined as a proper ballroom with double-height partitions coated in a mural by French painter Claire Basler.
Big chandeliers cling from the unique ceiling, which was uncovered by the design group, whereas hand-blown sconces spring from the floor of the mural to create a darkish, moody environment.
Lead-shaped sconces create moody lighting
In the meantime within the former police station, Roman and Williams has created the Facet Hustle bar as a contemporary tackle the British pub.
Its inside references the golden age of locomotive journey, with partitions clad in embossed leather-based upholstery and millwork panelling whereas blown glass globes and linen-shaded sconces cling between leather-based and mahogany cubicles.
The Facet Hustle bar was designed to reference the traditional English pub
The NoMad Bar within the Atrium then again has an exuberant, maximalist design that celebrates the ornamental arts.
It combines Delftware pottery, Italian modernist lighting and furnishings within the fashion of the aesthetic motion – a late nineteenth-century artwork motion that championed pure magnificence and “art for art’s sake”.
The Fire Room is fringed in hand-painted botanical wallpaper
Every of NoMad London’s guestrooms encompasses a stone mosaic lavatory, marble self-importance and customized Lelievre damask wallpaper.
The 20 suites are designed to resemble well-appointed flats with their very own residing and eating areas in addition to claw-foot tubs within the bed room.
Darkish timber panelling completes the intimate eating house
The chain’s unique location, housed inside a Beaux Arts constructing in New York’s NoMad neighbourhood, announced its permanent closure earlier this yr because of the pandemic.
Images is by Simon Upton except in any other case acknowledged.
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