Soulful Serenity: Sleek Solutions from Laufen in New Luxury London Hotel

Swiss bathroom specialist Laufen has once again partnered with New York based design duo, Yabu Pushelberg to equip the bathrooms of 237 elegant guest rooms and wellness treatment rooms at the stunning Pan Pacific Hotel, London.

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The Brief

The concept of the spectacular architecture and interior design of the luxurious Pan Pacific, nestled in Bishopsgate Plaza, in the heart of the City of London’s historic centre, diligently honours the brand’s Asian heritage, whilst creating a contemporary structure that flawlessly echoes its London surroundings.

Global influential interior designers, Yabu Pushelberg created a stylish, contemporary design aesthetic for the Pan Pacific, London – Pan Pacific Hotel Group’s first European accommodation and Flagship hotel.

The Specification

The impressively towering exterior of the Pan Pacific is where the journey begins as you enter through the grand double doors. Once inside, it’s tranquil serenity is a parallel to the hustle and bustle of the busy London streets just metres away.

This serenity continues through the hotel’s 237 elegant guest rooms, where beautiful Asian influences are apparent in the soft colour palette, wooden panelling and neutral décor, creating a calming atmosphere. The large marble bathrooms feature a luxurious walk-in shower and bathtub, and are completed by contemporary, sleek solutions from the Kartell • LAUFEN collection, including a sleek wall hung WC and stylish basin.

Created by Ludovica and Roberto Palomba, the Kartell • LAUFEN collection embodies distinctive characteristics: design excellence, innovation, quality and functional efficiency, all interpreted to bring a new dimension to the bathroom. The exquisite collection uses Laufen’s innovative SaphirKeramik to achieve thinner, more defined and extremely robust ceramics, producing impactful, stand out pieces that will stand the test of time.

The hotel’s theme of calm and serenity is continued with the guest wellbeing amenities on offer, incorporating fitness, nutrition, holistic treatments and mindfulness. Guests can relax in the stunning 18.5m infinity pool, steam and sauna rooms and beautifully designed luxury treatment rooms featuring Kartell • LAUFEN washbasins.

The Public washroom facilities also feature the Kartell • LAUFEN washbasins and wall hung WCs to complete the project for the Swiss manufacturer.

“We are delighted to once again partner with Yabu Pushelberg, and to be a part of this incredible project.” comments Ilker Hussein, Global Projects Corporate Director, Roca Group. “Upon entering the Pan Pacific, its warmth and tranquillity welcome you with open arms, paying homage to its Singaporean heritage. The Laufen products specified effortlessly complement the luxurious quality and contemporary design aesthetic.”

Laufen’s long-standing relationship with interior designers, Yabu Pushelberg and continuing collaboration with key stakeholders including developer UOL Group, contributed to the success of the project.

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About Phoebe Train

Phoebe is a Marketing and Events Executive, who joined the BCFA as an English graduate in 2021. Working closely with designers and BCFA members, Phoebe has published an array of content for Design Insider.
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