• Shepherd’s Bush Pavilion, London, by Flanagan Lawrence

    What was once Europe’s largest cinema has had a chequered history, including a flying bomb strike, bingo and illegal raves. But style and grandeur have returned in the Shepherd’s Bush Pavilion’s newest guise, a hotel designed by Flanagan Lawrence, and visited by Herbert Wright.

  • Mondrian Hotel, London, by Design Research Studio

    Originally designed as a luxury hotel but never used as such, Sea Containers House on the Thames has finally fulfilled its destiny, with the help of Design Research Studio.

  • Chetzeron hotel, Switzerland, by Actescollectifs

    A former cable-car station in Switzerland has been transformed into a dramatic design hotel

  • T2 Shoreditch, London, by Landini Associates

    Anyone for tea? With tea specialist T2 opening up in London, tea aficionados will be able to sample, smell and taste, in an industrial setting from Landini Associates.

  • Hôtel Vernet, Paris, by François Champsaur

    This gem of Haussmann style has been subjected to a revamp by François Champsaur, introducing it to the 21st-century while nuturing its architectural heritage.

  • Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, by Haworth Tompkins

    Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre, an institution that’s been at the heart of the city’s dramatic landscape for 50 years, has been torn down and replaced with a new building by London-based practice Haworth Tompkins. But the firm has stayed true to the original intentions of the Everyman’s creators

  • Lyle’s Restaurant, London, by B3 Designers

    B3 Designers created a cool, industrial interior for this restaurant in the Tea Building in London's Shoreditch

  • Burger & Lobster, Harvey Nichols, by designLSM

    The simple and winning formula for restaurant chain burger & Lobster has been matched by designers designLSM for the chain's latest branch in London department store Harvey Nichols

  • Media Café, National Media Museum by SHH

    Subtle references to cinema and TV in SHH’s design avoid cliché in the museum’s transformed cafe, aimed at appealing to a wide audience

  • Aqua Shard, The Shard, London

    With unsurpassable views over London the design for the Aqua Shard restaurant had a battle but the design by Jestico + Whiles has made it a destination in itself