Founded in 2016 by Daniel Goodacre and Geraldine Ng, DGN Studio crafts customized objects and spaces informed by utility and the context of their surroundings – an approach to design that is instilled with a deep sense of care and attention to detail. The architecture studio aims to enhance the everyday living experience of their clients, and advocates for a carefully considered use of materials. NR Magazine speaks with DGN Studio to get a deeper insight into their design values and to discuss the details of the project.
Garden Hotpot Restaurant designed by MUDA Architects is located in the Sansheng Township in the suburb of Chengdu, China. Surrounded by a lotus pond and nestled in the midst of a eucalyptus forest, the building’s unique design reflects the beauty of the natural landscape and pays homage to the established traditions of hotpot culture – the area’s traditional cuisine where a simmering pot is served at the table. The overall aim of the design was to minimise human intervention and enhance the interaction between the guests and nature. NR speaks with the architecture studio to learn more about their approach to sustainability and design.
evian introduces their new re(new) device – a step forward for the brand’s sustainability and dedication to design. The device features an innovative and eco-conscious ‘water bubble’ that offers customers a unique drinking experience, with a 60% reduction in plastic packaging. NR speaks with Julian Humbert, evian’s lead in Global Innovation Marketing, to discuss the inspiration for the device’s design and the brand’s sustainability goals.
Beautifully situated on Italy’s Lake Como, the Grand Hotel Tremezzo is rich in history, tastefully traditional, and offers a taste of la dolce vita with its spa, luxury boutique, waterside bars, and in- house Italian dining. The hotel’s latest editions include its beachside restaurant Giacomo al Lago, which marries the renowned fish dishes of Giacomo Milano with stunning views of Lake Como’s dynamic scenery, as well as the brand-new luxury boutique Sense of Lake, which promises mementos of the elegant and timeless charms of Lake Como to its customers.
Just a short drive from Rome, La Posta Vecchia resides in the stunning seaside of Palo Laziale, and completes the iconic hotel triad with Hotel Il Pellicano and the Mezzatorre Hotel. The historic villa is steeped in Pompeian and romantic Renaissance history and offers guests the chance to relax in contemporary style. Nestled by the Thyrennian Sea, the location has long been favoured by tourists and loyal guests. And with just an 18-mile trip to the airport, 24 miles to reach the centre of Rome, La Posta Vecchia is the perfect place to stay for those looking to enjoy day trips.