HOTEL ESENCIA - TULUM

ESENCIA, LOCATION: XPU-HA, MEXICO

CATEGORY: HOSPITALITY INTERIOR DESIGN

TYPE OF PROJECT: HOTEL DESIGN AND DELIVERY

ARTWORK PROPOSALS

FURNITURE DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT

HOTEL ESENCIA, A MAJESTIC 50-ACRE ESTATE AT THE MIDPOINT BETWEEN TULUM AND PLAYA DEL CARMEN IN MEXICO HAD LONG ENJOYED A STORIED PAST IN THIS ANCESTRAL CRADLE OF CULTURE, CUISINE, AND COMFORT.  ORIGINALLY BUILT AS THE PRIVATE HIDEAWAY HOME OF AN ITALIAN DUCHESS ON THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BEACH OF THE RIVIERA MAYA, IT LATER BECAME A HOTEL, AND, FOR SOME TIME, HAS BEEN A SOUGHT AFTER DESTINATION FOR HONEYMOONERS SEDUCED BY THE SERENE COMFORTS OF THIS TIMELESS MANSION.  HOTEL ESENCIA APPROACHED C.S. VALENTIN AND ALEXANDER DIAZ, OSO’S CREATIVE DIRECTORS TO HELP RE-INVIGORATE ITS BRAND BRINGING IT INTO THE 21ST CENTURY.

HOTEL ESENCIA, A MAJESTIC 50-ACRE ESTATE AT THE MIDPOINT BETWEEN TULUM AND PLAYA DEL CARMEN IN MEXICO HAD LONG ENJOYED A STORIED PAST IN THIS ANCESTRAL CRADLE OF CULTURE, CUISINE, AND COMFORT.

ORIGINALLY BUILT AS THE PRIVATE HIDEAWAY HOME OF AN ITALIAN DUCHESS ON THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BEACH OF THE RIVIERA MAYA, IT LATER BECAME A HOTEL, AND, FOR SOME TIME, HAS BEEN A SOUGHT AFTER DESTINATION FOR HONEYMOONERS SEDUCED BY THE SERENE COMFORTS OF THIS TIMELESS MANSION.

HOTEL ESENCIA APPROACHED C.S. VALENTIN AND ALEXANDER DIAZ, OSO’S CREATIVE DIRECTORS TO HELP RE-INVIGORATE ITS BRAND BRINGING IT INTO THE 21ST CENTURY.

TO CONVEY THE WORLDLY ATMOSPHERE, OSO WORKED WITH RENOWNED ILLUSTRATOR AND ART DIRECTORS TO RE-BRAND AND CREATE A NEW WEBSITE AND VISUAL IDENTITIES. OUR CREATIVE DIRECTORS DESIGNED A TOTAL OF 40 DIFFERENT PIECES OF FURNITURE AND DECORATIVE OBJECTSTHATWEREPRODUCEDBY TALENTED ARTISANS SPECIFICALLY FOR THE HOTEL SPACE.  IN TOTAL 40 DIFFERENT PIECES OF FURNITURE AND DECORATIVE OBJECTS THAT WERE PRODUCED BY OSO’S TALENTED ARTISANS SPECIFICALLY FOR THE HOTEL SPACE.

TO CONVEY THE WORLDLY ATMOSPHERE, OSO WORKED WITH RENOWNED ILLUSTRATOR AND ART DIRECTORS TO RE-BRAND AND CREATE A NEW WEBSITE AND VISUAL IDENTITIES. OUR CREATIVE DIRECTORS DESIGNED A TOTAL OF 40 DIFFERENT PIECES OF FURNITURE AND DECORATIVE OBJECTSTHATWEREPRODUCEDBY TALENTED ARTISANS SPECIFICALLY FOR THE HOTEL SPACE.

IN TOTAL 40 DIFFERENT PIECES OF FURNITURE AND DECORATIVE OBJECTS THAT WERE PRODUCED BY OSO’S TALENTED ARTISANS SPECIFICALLY FOR THE HOTEL SPACE.

A NEW CHAPTER BEGAN IN 2015 WITH THE ARRIVAL OF A NEW OWNER AND A BOLD, WORLDLY OUTLOOK ON HOW TO SAVOR PARADISE. GIVEN THE BRIEF FOR THE ESTATE’S PROVENANCE AS A PLACE OF LEISURE FOR NOBILITY IS THE GUIDING INSPIRATION FOR A MODERN REIMAGINING OSO WAS GIVEN THE TASK OF REDESIGNING ALL THE ROOMS AND TO BUILD CUSTOM FURNITURE FOR NOT ONLY THE MAIN HOUSE, WHICH REMAINS THE HOTEL’S CENTERPIECE, AROUND WHICH FOOTPATHS LEAD TO 29 SUITES AND VILLAS WHERE GUESTS ENJOY GENUINE PRIVACY AND TOP FLIGHT HOSPITALITY.  THE GUIDE FOR VALENTIN, ALEXANDER AND THEIR TEAM WAS TO BUILD AN IDENTITY FOR HOTEL ESENCIA THAT MADE IT TO FEEL TRULY UNIQUE, TO MAKE IT THEIR HOME IN THE TROPICS.

A NEW CHAPTER BEGAN IN 2015 WITH THE ARRIVAL OF A NEW OWNER AND A BOLD, WORLDLY OUTLOOK ON HOW TO SAVOR PARADISE. GIVEN THE BRIEF FOR THE ESTATE’S PROVENANCE AS A PLACE OF LEISURE FOR NOBILITY IS THE GUIDING INSPIRATION FOR A MODERN REIMAGINING OSO WAS GIVEN THE TASK OF REDESIGNING ALL THE ROOMS AND TO BUILD CUSTOM FURNITURE FOR NOT ONLY THE MAIN HOUSE, WHICH REMAINS THE HOTEL’S CENTERPIECE, AROUND WHICH FOOTPATHS LEAD TO 29 SUITES AND VILLAS WHERE GUESTS ENJOY GENUINE PRIVACY AND TOP FLIGHT HOSPITALITY.

THE GUIDE FOR VALENTIN, ALEXANDER AND THEIR TEAM WAS TO BUILD AN IDENTITY FOR HOTEL ESENCIA THAT MADE IT TO FEEL TRULY UNIQUE, TO MAKE IT THEIR HOME IN THE TROPICS.

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WITH THE VISION FROM OSO’S TEAM, HOTEL ESENCIA CREATIVE DIRECTION WAS TAKEN FROM A PRIVATE RESIDENCE HOTEL, INTO A MULTI AWARD WINNING CONDE NAST TRAVELER GOLD LIST HOTEL, WITH HIGH PROFILE CLIENTELE.  THE REDESIGN GREW THE PERCEIVED VALUE COMMERCIALLY, AND FOLLOWING SEVERAL AWARDS, TODAY ESENCIA REPRESENTS ITSELF AS ONE OF THE MOST EXCLUSIVE HOTELS GLOBALLY

WITH THE VISION FROM OSO’S TEAM, HOTEL ESENCIA CREATIVE DIRECTION WAS TAKEN FROM A PRIVATE RESIDENCE HOTEL, INTO A MULTI AWARD WINNING CONDE NAST TRAVELER GOLD LIST HOTEL, WITH HIGH PROFILE CLIENTELE.

THE REDESIGN GREW THE PERCEIVED VALUE COMMERCIALLY, AND FOLLOWING SEVERAL AWARDS, TODAY ESENCIA REPRESENTS ITSELF AS ONE OF THE MOST EXCLUSIVE HOTELS GLOBALLY

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