St. Regis Langkawi,Malaysia
The Client’s vision was for a grand Mansion house that offered a unique alternative to the more traditional laid back resorts that can be found on the island. Although a relaxed environment was still key, the focus was on a more glamorous setting reminiscent of the European Rivieras with fresh and light interiors and grand open spaces.
Where possible we have employed double-height volumes in the Public Areas to give that “wow” factor whilst keeping other lines refined and simple. Opulent interiors have been created through the use of rich finishes such as marbles, painted panelling & bronze accents. The overall interiors are fresh and light with colour schemes that have been influenced by the sea and the island vegetation that surrounds the resort with punches of ocean blue and canary yellow adorning the cushions and accessories in the Lobby Lounge.
Inside the majority of the guestrooms the beds are orientated towards the sea helping to focus the guest’s attention on the proximity of the water and again the scheme of nautical blues and tropical flower hues can be found in the beautiful fabrics chosen for the cushions. Beautifully detailed rugs influenced by Batik have been hand-tufted and hand-carved in the styling of the island’s traditional craft. Within the guestrooms, a slight difference in styling is offered, with more formal and grand rooms located inside the main Mansion building and more relaxed rooms outside located in the lagoon areas and above the sea, all with extensive external balconies so guests can make the most of their beautiful surroundings.
Continuing with the Mansion House style an Orangery inspired setting was incorporated into the concept for the L’Orangerie Signature Restaurant to allow for the exterior to blur with the interior volumes within the more formal architectural footprint of the hotel’s main building. Once again high volumes and large areas feature to allow an easy elegant flow through the spaces whilst light, fresh painted finishes are enhanced by oversized roof heights providing a dramatic sense of refined grandeur. The backdrop of simple architectural finishes is enhanced by dark contrasting Asian style furniture whilst bold accent colours bring energy to the room. Above the oven in the display kitchen, a stunning feature mosaic provides an intricate focal point and brings a touch of glamour to the space.
The St Regis Bar in contrast to the rest of the hotel offers the guests a richer and sultrier atmosphere and was heavily influenced by the views into the jungle outside. Dark timbers to the ceiling and walls, petrified wood tables, volcanic stone wall panels and soft furnishings that echo the colours of the vegetation outside help bring the island into the hotel. Overhead a striking three metre wide chandelier of emerald green agate crystal acts as a lavish centrepiece and brings a pop of colour to the darker palette.