RFR Holding / RFR Hotels / Anda Andrei Design / Space Copenhagen / Beyer Blinder Belle

Taking home it’s second award of the evening, 11 Howard’s 15ft ceilings accent the lobby alongside bleached oak wood panelling and polished concrete floors. Anda Andrei and Space Copenhagen’s design sees the lobby furnished with unique, sculptural furniture that melds effortlessly with Alexander Calder’s Untitled, 1976 mobile as its centrepiece. Judges stated: “The space is visually pleasing and impactful. It is thoughtfully designed, and will be fresh and relevant for many years to come.”

Situated on the top floors of 11 Howard, Terrace Suite boasts high ceilings and oversized windows for abundant natural light and unique views of the New York streetscapes, including the Empire State Building and Brooklyn Bridge. The views are extended by a wraparound terrace. Designed by Space Copenhagen, each space is functional with grace and humanity. Judges stated: “The dressing room is a beautiful experience, making you want to pour a glass of champagne as you get ready.