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GREAT SCOTCH p
China’s premi um whisky lovers n ow have a home fro m
ho me in B eijing. The 1486sqm John nie Walker Ho use
in Chi’en Men 23, a stone’s throw from Tiananmen
Square, bo asts an u ber-luxe members’ club, w hisk y-
inspired fin e dining, a bar, museum an d retail outlet. Singapo re-based architects A sylu m,
together with LOVE Creative, u sed an ea rthy palette of wo od and copper in shades of warm
bro wn an d amber to evoke the histor y of the premier Scottish bran d. Outside are six copper- clad
a rchways engraved with master blen der details; inside, n early 10,0 00 vertical copper pipes ma ke
u p a sculptural ceiling featu re in the Distiller y Bar, while the Blen ding Room flo or is made of
barley set into resi n. Cheers. johnniewalker.com.
HOTEL GALLERY p
Beijing, to o, is having an ar t mo me nt. Visitors can get first-hand access to wo rks by masters su ch as S alvador Dalí, A ndy Warhol, Gao Xiao Wu and Chen Wen
Ling simply by checking in to the n ew H otel Éclat Beijing. The quirkily design ed 100- roo m hotel is ho me to the largest private Dalí ar t collection in China, with
original works filling the space from the lobby to each floor. For the ultimate luxury experience, check out the private suites with indulgent indoor pools and
terraces slotted ben eath a sloping futu ristic glass-an d-steel ro of structu re (above left). eclathotels.com/beijing.
TROLLEY DOLLY q
New from Tree is the Dolly eco-teak collection,
made from 10 0 per cen t reclaimed, recycled
an d pre-loved teak . I nspired by the old shipping
dollies an d woode n fruit crates from Indo nesia, the
ru stic, textu red wo od gives a lovely lived-in look to
dining and side tables, cabinets and shelving units.
Exposed black iron trim adds to the vintage charm.
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