Grand Hotel Kronenhof, positioned just outside the house St. Moritz in Switzerland, lately unveiled a significant renovation to its general public areas as element of the property’s longstanding partnership with French interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon (who has beforehand worked on the 4 Seasons Hotel George V, Paris, The Savoy in London, the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills and sister home Kulm Lodge St. Moritz). Delicate adjustments have been made to convey the Neo-Baroque Grand Dame into the 21st century, even though preserving key historic elements.

Upon arriving at Grand Resort Kronenhof, company will enter an updated reception area that has new sliding doors etched in white and rose gold, making a semi-clear snowflake outcome. Very good to know: The historic centre table and legendary chandelier are nevertheless current in the foyer. To be certain a household really feel, shades of blue and modern-day furnishings have been built-in through.

In addition, the Kronenhof Bar has been entirely redesigned and is now household to the artwork piece by Charles Paris Chez Rubelli—a gold chandelier that resembles the historic Kronenhof crown, titled “Luster Angela.” Other artworks influenced by the Swiss stone pine roots and tailor made-made by artist Jane Puylagarde can be found on the varnish panels of the bar counter. Past the new art, “deep hues, prosperous elements and golden accents” are exhibited throughout the room.

The renovation of the Chimney Area has designed the location significantly a lot more residential. The primary black chimney and Eames chairs remain, whilst new modern attributes were being extra, like Florence Knoll sofas, a glass chandelier and present day bookshelves.

Grand Lodge Kronenhof to start with opened its doorways in the very first 50 percent of the 19th century as a guesthouse nevertheless, the most important aspect of the recent building—which is a registered historic landmark—was built at the very close of the 19th century in Neo-Baroque type. The newest wing, completed in November 2007 and costing roughly $33 million, is made up of 28 guestrooms and a spa complicated covering more than 21,500 sq. toes. Far more lately, Pierre-Yves Rochon has been renovating a several guestrooms for each year, though the lodge has also extra a cigar lounge and adjoining billiards room.

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