The design for Globe, Centara’s lobby bar and lobby lounge, was inspired by the textural richness of earth. Elements such as cliffs, canyons, grottos, and caves are evoked through the use of textured stones, which are tastefully contrasted with minimalist glass and timber finishes. Mini-destinations and private pockets (the ‘grotto’ element) were designed to create spaces within the space.
Ginger, the hotel’s three-meal Thai-themed restaurant, incorporates the qualities of fire — heat, drama, spice, and movement. Through the use of a hot color palette and energetic ‘nodules’ such as open display kitchens and chef’s tables, patrons are privy to a theatrical experience that charges the emotions.
Inspiration for Centara 55 and Red Sky, the hotel’s rooftop bar and restaurant, was naturally drawn from the element of air. Through the use of light, color and texture, the space provides a glamorous backdrop from which patrons connect with the city below via stunning 360 degree views. An illuminated two-story wine tower is the first thing guests see as they enter the space. This is an example of the drama and transparency woven throughout the design to maintain views while accentuating the theatre of the space. As combined indoor-outdoor spaces, Centara 55 and Red Sky have proved to be a chic and successful night spot.