The soaring atrium was the perfect place for an impressive chandelier design. The lighting feature incorporates lanterns inspired by the annual sky lantern festival, Yi Peng, where lanterns bring luck for the future as they float to the skies, creating a memorable ambience alongside Siamese fighting fish swimming between the lanterns.
“The design really captures elements from the Chao Praya River, from the temples, from the large boats that used to travel down the river, to the qualities of the water in terms of being a very tranquil environment.”
A space set apart for celebration and occasion, the Ballroom needed to create the perfect backdrop for the events to come. Golden, oxidised metal screens handcrafted by local artisans sit alongside traditional Thai carved panels made from metal. Silver leaf ceilings mirror the water-patterned carpet beneath, a metaphor for how the water listens to its environment.
“It was a pleasure to be part of the renovation for The Millennium Hilton in my hometown of Bangkok. We took inspiration from the rich history and folklore to create unique, crafted items and an overall experience for travellers to embrace and enjoy the vibrance of Thailand.”