Twitter Interview / Martin Brudnizki


Today we launched our new series of Twitter interviews with designer Martin Brudnizki, and then restauranteur and Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2013 judge Tom Aikens.

Born in Sweden, Brudnizki moved to England in 1990 to study Interior Architecture and Design at The American University. After working for renowned architects and designers, he established Martin Brudnizki Design Studio (MBDS) in 2000. Located in London, the Studio has expanded to over 40 employees and includes a New York satellite office opened in late 2009 to meet growing international demand.

One of the UK’s leading designers, Martin Brudnizki’s design studio worked on Le Caprice in London, Union Jacks in London, Las Iguanas in Stratford and numerous Jamie’s Italians.

Q1. What design challenges are unique to hospitality?

Developing the brand through the interior is a challenge you don’t face in residential projects #RABDAInterview

Q2. What’s your greatest source of inspiration?

It’s the places I travel – anywhere from Toronto to India – exotic colour palettes, unfamiliar patterns, local artists #RABDAInterview

Q3. What would be your ideal hospitality project?

We’re working on a hotel at 5 Beekman Street, NY. A beautiful building with ambitious plans #RABDAInterview

Q4. What will be the next big interior design trend?

Just like fashion, couture interiors at their very best aren’t reliant on trends and fads #RABDAInterview

Q5. Which is your favourite restaurant or bar design and why?

Diner in Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY. It’s unpretentious and quirky #RABDAInterview

Follow Martin on Twitter: @MBDS_News

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