June 14, 2022
art’otel BPS first interior design drawing
⦁ London’s first art’otel to open at Battersea Power Station later this year
⦁ New images showcase colorful interiors by award-winning Spanish artist and designer Jaime Hayon
Images of London’s first art’otel have been unveiled ahead of the opening of Battersea Power Station later this year.
Award-winning Spanish artist and designer Jaime Hayon has been named interior designer and signature artist for this art-inspired boutique lifestyle hotel, and his designs first appear in a new image for guest rooms and common areas released today.
The first art hotel to open in the UK will be in the Battersea Roof Gardens, a new building designed by Foster + Partners that forms a key part of Electric Boulevard, comprising residences, offices and a new pedestrian street, Located just south of the iconic power station. The 164-bedroom hotel will feature a new Skyline Destination restaurant and bar, rooftop pool, gym, spa, event facilities, grand café and art gallery. Construction work on the hotel is nearing completion, with the rooms, bar and restaurant being renovated.
Hayon’s design was inspired by the power station’s history and heritage, and its future in London’s new cultural precinct and community centre. Guest rooms showcase a bold and colourful colour palette, while art plays a key role in the hotel’s wider design philosophy. Hayon is one of the world’s most acclaimed designers, and his work has been exhibited in prestigious galleries and exhibitions such as the Design Museum in London, the High Museum in Atlanta, the Daelim Museum in Korea, the Groningen Museum in the Netherlands and the Holon Design Museum in Israel.
Hayon Studio founder Jaime Hayon said:
“I am delighted to have the opportunity to develop interiors for the London hotel project at Battersea Power Station, which will be a new hub for art and creativity. art’otel London Battersea Power Station’s artistic dominance makes it a great place to explore art, product and interiors With a unique prospect of interaction between designs, I look forward to creating something truly special in this iconic central London location.”
Simon Murphy, chief executive of Battersea Power Station Development Corporation (BPSDC), said:
“2022 has been an incredibly exciting year for Battersea Power Station as we prepare to open the Grade II* listed power station and Power Avenue to the public from September. Plays an integral role in the vibrant new riverside community. Once the hotel opens later this year, it will be a unique place to stay and eat, with its stunning rooftop pool overlooking the power station’s famous four Chimneys and art-inspired Hayon interiors.”
Boris Ivesha, President and CEO of PPHE Hospitality Group, added:
“Jaime Hayon’s diverse expertise made him the obvious choice for the selection of designers for this exciting new hotel and arts venue, located in the heart of London’s new cultural district. Hayon is an exciting, internationally acclaimed An artist whose designs transcend the typical hotel model, embodying the unique dynamism of the art’otel brand. His vision will perfectly complement Foster + Partners’ building as a center of design excellence.”
Restoration of the power station is nearing completion, with residents now living in Grade II* listed buildings, and new retailers including Ralph Lauren, Ray-Ban, Lacoste and Calvin Klein have announced they will be open for business in September. Once open to the public, Battersea Power Station will house more than 100 shops, bars and restaurants, a luxury boutique cinema and unique events and leisure spaces, including a chimney lift experience. A glass elevator will transport visitors 109m inside one of the power plant’s iconic chimneys, where they emerge from the top for unparalleled 360-degree views of the capital’s skyline. Residents and visitors to Battersea Power Station will be able to enjoy a number of new green and open public spaces, including the recently opened six-acre Power Station Park, which sits directly in front of the buildings on the riverbank.
With the expansion of the Northern Line giving this new community its own Zone 1 London Underground station, Battersea Power Station attracts Londoners, international tourists and workers from all over the capital, with journeys to the West End and the City of London taking around 15 minute. It will be one of South West London’s premier destinations, boosting the local economy and creating over 17,000 jobs.
Circus West Village is the first chapter in the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station, already home to more than 1,700 residents and many bars, restaurants, cafes and fitness and leisure venues including Japanese patisserie Kova, Francesco Mazzei’s Italian restaurant Fiume, wine bar Vagabond , Turbine Theatre and Archlight Cinema. Thanks to its annual events program, this thriving riverside community hosts an average of 3 million people a year. Recent highlights include the Festival of Lights, Winter Village and summer showtimes at Coaling Pier, London’s first open-air cinema and theatre experience.
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For more information on Battersea Power Station, visit https://batterseapowerstation.co.uk/ and follow @BatterseaPwrStn for the latest news and events.
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