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Modern Luxury in the heart of Manhattan – Refinery Hotel

Once upon a time (well, a century ago to be precise), the Colony Arcade building opens as a home to some the world’s most notable millinery firms. Located two blocks from Bryant Park on the West 38th Street in the Garment District in New York,  the once-residential area were razed to make way for more than 100 high-rise factories and showrooms, the Refinery Hotel (renamed in 2013 and opened its door as a hotel), member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World,  was once one of these buildings named The Colony Arcade. In 1914, businesswoman Winifred T. McDonald rented the Colony Arcade’s 20,000-square foot ground floor space a...
Category: Hotel, Luxury, 旅遊

The oasis retreat in Brooklyn – 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

Over the years Brooklyn has changed so much and became the vibrant, cool hipster place in New York. We had the absolute pleasure to stay at the 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge for a night, and fell in love with it. Stands right beside the East River and 5 blocks west of the Brooklyn Bridge Promenade, the one-year-old hotel sets in a 10-story building. All 194 guest rooms (including 28 suites and 1 master Riverhouse Suite) with floor to ceiling windows, open plan and nature-inspired design with living green is something you don’t find often in the market. The lobby of 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge opens to a dramatic 25-foot green wall, featur...
Category: Hotel, Luxury

La Danse De Papa – #GetDancing

Dance is a universal lanauge, it breaks the barrier of age, culture, ethnicity and gender.  Celebrating International Dance Day, photographer Rankin alongside a number of other film makers came together to create a project aiming to do something fun and utterly creative that unified different people from different cultures. Dance is at once universal and personal; everyone has their own connection to it, which in turn connects them. The Full Service has cast their collaborative net as wide as possible and asked for anyone and everyone to contribute to their 2018 film #GETDANCING. The brief was for 5-10 second submissions tha...
Category: 文化

Minimalistic Luxury- Nobis Hotel Copenhagen

I am a regular in Copenhagen, and every time I return, the city still manages to surprise me. The long-awaited Nobis Hotel Copenhagen has finally opened, in time for the beautiful festive season. I had written about the other Nobis Hotels in Sweden previously, and staying here at the latest and first in Copenhagen has been a much-anticipated experience for me. ”It’s our personal definition of luxury. As a contemporary frequent traveler, I want a hotel to be elegant, comfortable, friendly and efficient, but I don’t need all that unnecessary excess and artificial service still often associated with luxury in the traditional sens...
Category: Hotel

Show the world you care

Produced by director and photographer Rankin through his creative agency The Full Service and animated by Jelly London, this Christmas the Climate Coalition (a collection of over 130 organisations representing more than 15 million people across the UK dedicated to action on climate change and limiting its impact on the world’s poorest communities. ) has released a Christmas film showing a snowman melting under the pressure of climate change for the group’s ‘Show The Love’ campaign. The campaign aims to encourage people to take action to protect the things they love from climate change.   The animation, narrated by singer Lia...
Category: 生活