Selected by Nicola Orpen

“The heritage of Catharina [Ras, Steenberg’s iconic 17thcentur­y founder] was so tangible within the walls of the restaurant that we could not wash away the story with a new, unrelated aesthetic and a few disconnect­ed furniture pieces. We allowed the base – floors and walls – to remain untouched and honest, paying homage to the past, while splashing Tryn’s strong personalit­y into the private dining areas with bold and gutsy ruby and jade accents.”

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