Miramonti Wins BigSEE 2019 Award
Based in Slovenia, Zavod Big is a non-profit organisation that aims to develop a creative economy. The organisation believes that in order to generate new ideas for sustainability, design, natural resources, and expanding cities, there must be a spirit of creative competitiveness. It has held significant events - the City of Design, Month of Design and Big Architecture festival, gathering hundreds of property design experts and enthusiasts to celebrate design. BigSEE is a project of Zavod Big, it is a platform that promotes all-things creative in the region of South-East Europe. It acknowledges the diversity, uniqueness and the variety of cultures that live within these countries. SEE (South-East Europe) brings together 19 countries and 340 million people, with the belief that it is the most creative region in the world. They touch upon various industries which include: architecture and design; art, culture and lifestyle; sports, science, education and politics; business and commerce; and travel, food and hospitality.
Hotel Miramonti has now won 2 ‘Award-winning’ titles by major organisations - the International Property Awards, and now the BigSEE Interior Design Award. Through working with Boxxcreative, we were able to fulfil a dream and a vision for a contemporary, nature-inspired hotel in the Italian Alps. Throughout the renovation process, we worked with local wood artisans from Tirano to create bespoke, one-of-a-kind furniture while also deciding on a colour palette that best resembles the beautiful forestry and nature that surround Miramonti Boutique Hotel. Sustainability was definitely a factor that was highly considered throughout the design process. As mentioned, many of the wooden accents and furniture of the hotel were made with ‘pine’ wood, and after construction, the artisans were left with many leftover wood chips - but they did not go to waste; the leftovers were used to heat the local village! Not only will you able to find natural wooden materials in the hotel but also stone and metals - to emphasise the ‘natural’ element.
Now, we are incredibly proud of what our hotel has achieved, and we hope that other hotels looking to be ‘sustainable’ should have the initiative to take action. Want to visit our hotel in the Alps? we have a Hotel Spa for you to relax in, and a Cigar Lounge to try out our unique sets of tobacco and whiskey.
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