BER­LIN

Mod­ern Re­vi­tal­i­sa­tion

Hong Kong Tatler - - Great Escapes -

HO­TEL ZOO RE­OPENED LATE LAST YEAR AF­TER EX­TEN­SIVE RE­FUR­BISH­MENT BY US DE­SIGN DUO DAYNA LEE AND TED BERNER OF POW­ER­STRIP STU­DIO. THEY REIN­VENTED THE ICONIC ESTAB­LISH­MENT BY HIGH­LIGHT­ING ITS HIS­TORY WHILE GIV­ING IT A MOD­ERN FACELIFT. THE BUILD­ING OPENED AS A PRI­VATE RES­I­DENCE IN 1889 AND WAS TRANS­FORMED INTO A HO­TEL IN 1911, IM­PRESS­ING JET­SET­TERS BY SNAG­GING THE STA­TUS OF OF­FI­CIAL VIP HO­TEL TO THE BER­LIN IN­TER­NA­TIONAL FILM FES­TI­VAL AND PLAY­ING HOST TO SIL­VER-SCREEN STARS SUCH AS SOPHIA LOREN AND ROMY SCH­NEI­DER. THE HO­TEL’S 145 ROOMS HAVE BEEN KIT­TED OUT WITH BE­SPOKE FUR­NISH­INGS AND AC­CES­SORIES FROM THE LIKES OF DIANE VON FURSTEN­BERG AND MAI­SON MARTIN MARGIELA. DE­SIGN­HO­TELS.COM

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