interior was embraced by studio Cigue, which kept the ceilings exposed, and installed saddle-stitched leather booths and tubular glass fixtures above the central bar.
The first, a 1,500-square-foot main house with loftlike
elements, would feature a massive fishing workshop and floors of gray poured concrete.
"Wonder Woman is our calling card at the moment," said Keir Malem, 52, sitting with his partner, Paddy Whitaker, also 52, in the loftlike
ground floor of their two-story home and atelier in Dalston, East London.
"We'll open up the structure to create a loftlike
environment," she said.
All of which describes the three-story, 5,000-square-foot, loftlike
home that he and Morris built for $400 a square foot.
When complete, the midmarket hotel will feature 116 loftlike
guest rooms, along with a bar, fitness centre, a 24-hour "grab and go" food and beverage area, and meeting rooms.
"I was so caught up with the wedding, in lala land," the blushing bride admitted as she walked down the loftlike
stairs of her new space.
2,000 s/f unit boasts a private roof terrace with city views, as well as a fireplace, oversized closets, and oak floors.
She drops, prostrate, (5) her body slightly curled, on the wooden floor of the stage, whose "apron" is marked by a chalky kind of line, effectively making the loftlike
venue resemble a makeshift squash court.
tour to support the new album, If Not Now, When?, even as the front of the space was built out to engage attendees with things such as hanging six huge canvases that fans could paint or draw on and scattering couches and rugs that created a loftlike
"Whereas the original rooms are more traditional, these will be more open and loftlike
. Half of the new rooms will have balcony terraces," said Stephen Brighenti, one of the hotel's owners.
In fact, late last month she signed a new tenant in a rehabilitated, loftlike
top floor with just over 8,000 square feet at 129 West 29th Street, near Penn Station.