New York studio Elements and Labor Design has taken cues from Washington DC’s maritime previous to create the interiors of a resort within the metropolis’s Navy Yard neighbourhood.
Thompson Washington DC is an 11-storey resort by New York-based Studios Structure with interiors by Elements and Labor Design.
Positioned within the metropolis’s southern Navy Yard neighbourhood, the resort has 225 visitor rooms, an Italian restaurant known as Maialino Mare and two rooftop bars.
The design attracts upon the resort’s historic industrial web site alongside the Anacostia River, with interiors which can be a delicate, heat delicate interpretation of its nautical previous.
“The inside acts in distinction as a softer, extra light response to that very same historical past the place you’ll be able to see craft and building celebrated within the particulars and stage of customization all through the resort,” mentioned Elements and Labor Design.
The studio designed the resort with contrasting colors and supplies, significantly white surfaces and darkish woods. A layering of darkish wooden, cream and blue defines the aesthetic.
“Combining inspiration drawn from sculptural artwork varieties, repurposed industrial warehouse buildings, the construction of ships, the craft of their building, the fantastic thing about their hulls and skeletons or exo-structures, the repetition and symmetry labored collectively to create a rhythm for the undertaking,” the studio added.
Elements and Labor Design customized made the vast majority of the furnishings and lighting within the Thompson Washington DC resort.
Cream and blue-tone rugs and furnishings and sofas in a dusty seafoam color are used to melt the communal areas, with accents of yellow and black are interspersed all through.
Resort rooms have white partitions, floor-to-ceiling home windows, delicate blue accents, darkish wooden furnishings and hazel oak flooring.
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“The visitor rooms have a barely colonial really feel while additionally quietly referencing ship cabins,” the studio mentioned.
“We’ve got celebrated the concept of a ship’s cabin within the visitor rooms. We wished to create a tranquil place of rest that didn’t exclude the significance of labor.”
Every suite has a customized, dark-oak headboard upholstered in a wool boucle and darkish leather-based. Loos have inexperienced onyx vainness tops, marble tiled flooring, and blue and white tile partitions.
“The showers have in-wall mirrors strategically positioned to mirror materiality and the textured glass panels create a ripple impact that conjures the motion of water,” the studio added.
The Thompson Washington DC resort is a part of Hyatt’s portfolio and varieties a part of a 42-acre growth known as The Yards, which incorporates eating places, retailers, condominium complexes and coworking areas.
Along with this resort, Elements and Labor Design has additionally created the interiors for an additional resort within the US capital, Eaton, with Gachot Studios, which has an Asian restaurant and low store on its floor flooring.
One other resort that has not too long ago opened within the metropolis is The Line by INC Structure and Design within the Adams Morgan neighbourhood.
Pictures is by Julie Soefer.