Kate Middleton spent her last night as a commoner at The Goring Hotel in London, England. This elegant 100-year-old boutique hotel near Buckingham Palace is quintessentially English. The interior design is sophisticated and luxurious while retaining the feeling of a comfortable home. It has the charm and serenity of a country hotel with contemporary touches in every room that offers the finest modern comfort. The award-winning Dining Room was designed by David Linley. This charming hotel has an elegant yet intimate atmosphere that appeals to travellers and royalty alike.
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Here are a few British interior decorating ideas to celebrate the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton! Cool Britannia bedrooms with Union Jack bedding and rugs offers patriotic atmosphere. Classic British bathroom has a simple and modern flair. Eclectic English style living rooms with floral curtain, wooden chest and Laura Ashley sofa provide that vintage look.
Ornamental ironworks can provide magnificent architectural appeal to any home. These decorative wrought iron balconies ranging from French to Spanish Mediterranean to traditional European style are both elegant and functional elements of exterior decor.
This Victorian House in Pacific Heights in San Francisco, California has an exterior that takes your breath away. The design is the epitome of San Francisco architecture. The contemporary interior design offers a striking contrast to the traditional architecture.
This Kosher Kitchen was designed to conform to Jewish religious custom. The contemporary kitchen has multiple work stations, appliances and cabinets for meat, dairy and parve. White tile and quartz countertops provide sterile conditions for cooking. Stainless steel appliances complement the zebrawood cabinet panels.
This modern home design in Mill Valley, California by architect Sharon Portnoy has a new floor plan that results in better energy flow. The new open kitchen becomes the centre of this family home. The new design of the house has also created a gallery that allows direct access to the garage and serves as the central hallway that connects to the rest of the house.
Hilton Pattaya Hotel located southeast of Bangkok in Pattaya, Thailand is a floating full-service hotel above a multi-use shopping, dining and cinema complex. The main lobby of the hotel is on the 17th floor. The interior design of the common areas by Department of ARCHITECTURE has an interesting ambiance with wavy fabric lining the ceiling. The captivating interior space with floor-to-ceiling windows opens up to the reflecting pond and the infinity edge pool with stunning views of Pattaya Beach and the ocean.
This unique penthouse duplex apartment in Sweden offers a fresh and spacious design. The sloping ceiling, modern kitchen and open floorplan of this 85 square meters (915 sq. ft.) apartment bring a modern touch to the traditional building. The brick walls provide a rustic contrast to the modern white walls. The small loft with an open design is a pleasant place to relax and read. The casual luxury of this stylish small apartment makes this a peaceful urban sanctuary.