• 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

  • Momofuku Toronto

    With a diverse cultural mix and a thriving city economy, Toronto now has a new Asian fusion restaurant, with four thematic destinations linked by design from The Design Agency

  • Four Seasons, St Petersburg

    Also known as the Lion Palace, this iconic building – a survivor from the era of the tsars – has a new lease of life in a graceful and elegant renovation by ReardonSmith Architects as a luxury hotel

  • Mahali Mzuri, Kenya

    Tents? Camping? We don’t think so! This luxurious take on an African safari camp uses precise engineering and inspired contemporary design by Real Studios

  • Park Theatre, London

    Old theatres live on thanks to this new theatre project in Finsbury Park, north London and the designers’ eye on costs and use of reclaimed furniture, old books, and doors from a now-demolished fellow theatre in the North of England

  • Balthazar bar, Copenhagen

    Thanks to Space Copenhagen what was once a dark and characterless storeroom is now a sophisticated bar, fitting right in with its location’s prestigious past

  • Bar Oppenheimer, New York

    Art and alcohol have long enjoyed a fruitful relationship - and most recently in the bold-striped design of New York's Bar Oppenheimer, a faithful recreation of the original in Frankfurt by German artist Tobias Rehberger

  • ME Hotel, London

    A hotel project delayed by several years following the global financial meltdown, the ME Hotel – designed down to the last detail by Foster + Partners – was worth the wait

  • Electric, Paris

    This design of this club space, with stunning views over the Paris skyline, is so flexible that it is equally engaging during the day as in the evening and into the small hours of the morning...