Alila Marea Beach Resort
Eric Laignel

Alila Marea Beach Resort

MARKZEFF Architecture + Interior Design as Architects

This project is a new build with 130 guestrooms and is on the Pacific Ocean. Nature and all things organic were our inspiration for this project from the large-scale pattern on the lobby floor, the monumental stair, the hand carved reception desk to the smallest wrapped natural rope detail on the guest room chairs.

photo_credit Eric Laignel
Eric Laignel
photo_credit Eric Laignel
Eric Laignel

This part of the country is especially rough and beautiful with the powerful Pacific Ocean and wild coastline that all inspired the interior design.  The energy, the colors of the ocean and dunes all fed into the decisions made about finishes, furniture and palettes thru-out the hotel.

photo_credit Eric Laignel
Eric Laignel
photo_credit Eric Laignel
Eric Laignel

A few of our favorite design elements are the custom patterned concrete floor in the lobby that was inspired by organic shapes in the ocean and the custom carpet pattern in the ballroom was inspired by the giant kelp forests. You may not notice either interpretation at first glance--as these patterns are done in a large scale but as you look closer it becomes clear and is a nice surprise.

photo_credit Eric Laignel
Eric Laignel
photo_credit Eric Laignel
Eric Laignel

Team:

Architects: Joseph Wong Design Associates & MARKZEFF Architecture + Interior Design

Lighting Designer: Ohm Light

Purchasing Agent: Bray Whaler

Art Consultants: Museum Editions

Photographer: Eric Laignel

photo_credit Eric Laignel
Eric Laignel
photo_credit Eric Laignel
Eric Laignel

Materials Used:

Graza Marfa - Leather Counter Stool & Leather Ottomans

The Citizenry - Pillows & Butterfly Club Chairs

Caeserstone - Bench Stone

Andrianna Shamaris Inc. - Custom Black-Stained Teak Root Coffee Table

Bevolo - Gas Lanterns

Blackbarn - Leather Hand Stitched Dining Chairs

Blu Dot - Round Coffee Table & Side Table

Casamidy - Custom Stitched Saddle leather bar stools, Custom Dining Chairs, Custom Arm Dining Chairs, Custom Exterior Dining Sofas, Custom Saddle Leather Dining Chairs, Custom Black Framed Dining Chairs & Custom Chandelier

C2B - Bench

Creative Touch - Custom Area Rug

DL Wood Product - Custom Exterior Banquettes & Custom Circular Exterior Banquette at Cistern

Fabric Innovations - Sheers Fabric

Fourhands - Pillows

Industry West - Lounge Chairs & Club Chairs

Lacquercraft - Custom Desk, Custom Side Table, Custom Headboard, Bed, Custom Vanity & Custom Chaise Lounge

Noir - Lamp & Side Table

Pampa - Pillows

Pierpoint - Custom Area Rug

Restoration Hardware - Chandelier, Sofa, Sconces & Picture Lights

Southfield Furniture - Custom Desk Chair

Symmnos - Shower Plumbing Fixtures

Tile Bar - Custom Shower Tile

Trainspotters - Pendant

Uttermost - Vanity Mirror

West Elm - Sofa, Dining Table, Dining Chairs, Table Lamps, Lounge Chairs & Side Tables

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