Design showcase: Top five designs with neon lights
We shine a light on five properties whose creative teams are using neon to bring a real sense of dynamism to the guest experience in our latest TOPHOTELDESIGN collaboration.
“Shimmering neon lights…And at the fall of night…This city’s made of lights.” To quote Kraftwerk, the legendary electronic music group, cities are made of lights.
Back to the future
Once upon a time, it was a sign of the future ahead, now it takes us back to vintage bars and retro arcades. Neon signs have always been present in metropolitan cities, where travellers step into colourfully illuminated iconic city squares.
Hotel designers can use this resource to their advantage to convey an upbeat, modern feel.
From a mesmerising kaleidoscope of red-and-white neon signs and geometric shapes to 3D sculptural pieces made of different neon phrases, these interiors light up guests and guide them into the city spirit.
W Shanghai – The Bund
Imagery: © Ralf Tooten
Mojo Nomad Central
by ALT Design & Construction
Imagery: © Josh Tam
Ameron Frankfurt Neckarvillen Boutique
Imagery: © Wolfgang Stahr
Moxy Frankfurt City Center
Palms Casino Resort
by Rockwell Group
Click here to find more inspiring hotel designs with neon lights on TOPHOTELDESIGN.
The design takes cues from the traditional, scholarly atmosphere of the nearby universities and combines this aesthetic with industrial details and eclectic furniture to create a playful environment for students, business travelers, and families alike. Situated on...
Imagery courtesy of Virgin Hotels. Virgin Hotels has given a sneak peek at its upcoming Glasgow development ahead of its opening in December this year. Virgin Hotels Glasgow is the second site for the brand in the UK and will feature 240 Chambers spanning across 15...
Imagery © Six Senses. Six Senses Crans-Montana is on track for making its debut, just in time for the 2022-23 winter season, at the end of the year. The year-round slope-side property promises to combine vitality, serenity and adventure in a space featuring luxury...
Imagery © Katsumasa Tanaka. This week’s TOPHOTELDESIGN exclusive places the focus on industrial-chic Shiroiya Hotel featuring a man-made grassy hill. The 2020-completed hotel in Japan is the result of a collaborative design effort between several architecture and...
Imagery courtesy of The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts. The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts is relocating 19th century traditional kominka Japanese houses for a new luxury resort in Hokkaido. The Pavilions Niseko Resort will launch in Q4 2024, and the build includes...
This week’s collaboration with TOPHOTELDESIGN highlights the hotel hallways which make moving from one area to the next a fascinating exploration. We have chosen five properties which focus on the journey as well as the destination. These corridors not only lead to...