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Country Caper Hotel Focus: Hyatt Regency

Design Trends

Continuing with our Color Trends 2019, we are focusing on designs that explore the color and design of the "Country Caper" trend. Classic country characteristics work beautifully in contemporary settings and are used by some of the finest interior designers to create eclectic spaces. Timeless with a contemporary twist, this look draws on elements such as stressed timbers, green and pastel hues, floral patterns and themes, all offset against a modern backdrop.

Interior of VIP lounge

Interior of VIP lounge


For the Hyatt Regency Hotel, in the heart of Amsterdam’s lush Plantage neighborhood, Rive Roshan envisioned a fantastical future for botanicals. Through their work, visitors to the hotel are whisked away to a dreamy and dynamic botanical world.

Mirror Graphic

Mirror Graphic


Drawing from history and the hotel’s location just steps from the Hortus Botanicus, one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world, which possesses plant species from around the world — and projecting that revered, exotic experience of plant life into the future — the studio conceptualized dramatic, theatrical artwork for the hotel.

Hotel corridor

hotel corridor


The holistic project allowed the designers to create many graphic and textural elements within the space, with the horticultural graphics being seen on wall panels, headboards, public space mirrors and the VIP lounge.

Interior of elevator

interior of elevator


With the underlayment of botanical drawings from the Amsterdam University archives, and an eye to an exotic, imagined future, the studio experimented with a variety of physical and digital techniques, materials and hues. The result was a series of larger-than-life, dramatic visuals of plants in full bloom, bringing the spirit of both a historic botanical garden and a new, fantastical experience of flora deep into the hotel.

Guest room headboard

guest room headboard


For more information on Rive Roshan and the Hyatt Regency project, visit riveroshan.com/.

All Photographs Used with Permission. All photos provided by Rive Roshan.