Written by Inês Ferreira
Pierre-Yves Rochon is one of the world’s greatest symbols when it comes to ultra-luxury interiors that are almost look like it came out of a royalty palace… Get to know this fabulous interior designer and be inspired by his unique luxury hotel projects!
Based in Paris, Pierre-Yves Rochon founded his own design studio in 1979 with the goal to create interior design solutions for luxury hospitality and residential environments. Considered as one of the best interior designers in the world, Rochon’s design philosophy centers on creating a refined, comfortable atmosphere that celebrates elegance and warmth while providing a timeless backdrop for an ever-changing modern culture.
When creating a luxury design project, Pierre-Yves Rochon believes that the guest experience should be enhanced by seamless integration of each property’s location, culture, and history with its design. Thanks to his years of experience in the luxury design world, the famous interior designer has been entrusted with iconic historic landmarks as well as cutting-edge developments around the world as a direct result of creative integrity, authenticity and fine craftsmanship.
Pierre-Yves Rochon has been one of the top leading experts in the luxury hospitality world. His design achievements deliver award-winning results for major international hospitality brands such as Four Seasons, Ritz-Carlton, Waldorf Astoria, Fairmont, St. Regis, Peninsula, Shangri-La, Sofitel, InterContinental, and among others. If you want to be inspired by his unique signature style, step inside these 3 fabulous luxury hotel projects, and start designing!
Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat – France
The Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, which belongs to the renowned Four Seasons Hotel chain, has been one of the best royalty like hotels for more than a century. Thanks to the massive renovation, Pierre-Yves Rochon was able to introduce in all of the hotel’s spaces some airy volumes and a creamy white palette accented with celadon and blue inspired by views overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. To complete the look the renowned interior designer added a mix of classic and contemporary furniture designs that reflects the history of the landmark hotel and its path to the forefront of Riviera life today.
The Peninsula – Shanghai
For this luxury hotel located on the historic riverfront Bund, Pierre-Yves Rochon decided to go with an Art Deco style approach blended with traditional Chinese elements, such as rich colors and hand-crafted details. However, throughout the interior design, you will see some contemporary design elements to balance the space’s bold color theme and luxurious amenities.
Waldorf Astoria- Beverly Hills
Designed in 2017, this luxury hospitality project by Pierre-Yves Rochon combines the spirit of Southern California with the iconic Old Hollywood glamour. This boutique hotel is features some beautiful Art Deco interiors throughout the hotel’s public areas, two Jean-Georges Vongerichten restaurants, meeting rooms, and amenity spaces. Italian marbles, French crystal, and hand-blown glass chandeliers bring a distinctively timeless European flair to the Waldorf Astoria.
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