Simulated Home

The feeling of true comfort is created through residential-inspired design

Implications - Though escapism has reigned supreme for consumers for quite some time, it sees a backlash in simulated home. Those in the design and hotel industries are now realizing that though exoticism provides a rush, consumers are most comfortable in spaces that feel and look like a more familiar space. The appeal of home-inspired public design lies in its nostalgia factor as well as a desire for true relaxation.
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House-Like Lodgings - The Wiesergut Hotel is at Once Luxurious and Homey
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Warm 19,906 Clicks Pub: Feb 13, 13
House-Like Lodgings
The Wiesergut Hotel is at Once Luxurious and Homey
From the outside, the Wiesergut Hotel could be someone’s winter home. The one storey design, familiar look and unassuming atmosphere all point to an inviting space, much like that of a cozy... [More]
Residential-Style Accommodations - The James Chicago Hotel Boasts a Warm and Modern Design
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Warm 17,953 Clicks Pub: Apr 21, 12
Residential-Style Accommodations
The James Chicago Hotel Boasts a Warm and Modern Design
In the hotel industry, staying up-to-date is crucial to business; the James Chicago Hotel recently underwent an extensive renovation, which they have termed a ‘refresh,’ in order to stay one... [More]
IKEA-Furnished Lodgings - The Moxy Hotels Has a High-End Appearance on a Low-End Budget
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Warm 10,961 Clicks Pub: Mar 5, 13
IKEA-Furnished Lodgings
The Moxy Hotels Has a High-End Appearance on a Low-End Budget
More often than not a person walks through an IKEA showroom wishing they can walk out with the exact same setup; it is this sentiment that makes it completely unsurprising the Moxy Hotels have been... [More]
Rest-Focused Retailers - The Takeo Kikuchi Flagship Store Focuses on Customer Comfort
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Warm 18,594 Clicks Pub: Nov 30, 12
Rest-Focused Retailers
The Takeo Kikuchi Flagship Store Focuses on Customer Comfort
Holding the concept of consumer comfort as essential, the Takeo Kikuchi flagship store aims to rival online consumerism. Designed by Schemata Architects, the space of this Tokyo location mixes... [More]
Life-Sized Dollhouses - Abandoned Farmhouse Transformed Into Giant Playhouse
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Average 24,590 Clicks Pub: Apr 11, 09
Life-Sized Dollhouses
Abandoned Farmhouse Transformed Into Giant Playhouse
Bringing to life the childhood memories of little girls worldwide, Canadian artist Heather Benning has transformed an abandoned farmhouse in southwestern Manitoba into a life-sized dollhouse. She replaced… [More]
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