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Gran Park Hotel, when art becomes architecture

Lissoni Casal Ribeiro

Interior  /  Completed
Lissoni Casal Ribeiro
The Grand Park Hotel Rovinj, part of the Maistra Collection, is located in one of the most beautiful places in the Mediterranean where it looks over the sea and the historic centre of this Croatian town.

Lissoni Casal Ribeiro developed the interior design of the rooms and all the public areas, including those along the seafront which connect the new structure to the historic centre of Rovinj. The hotel comprises 2 reception areas, 193 rooms and 16 suites, 2 restaurants, 1 pool bar, 1 spa extending over 3800 sqm, 1 lobby bar, 3 pools (2 external and 1 internal) and the conference area.
Realized in collaboration with the Architecture Studio 3LHD from Zagreb, the Grand Park Hotel Rovinj has been designed as a leisure hotel and extends over 6 levels, all completely integrated into the hillside and surrounding vegetation. The spacious lobby is the heart of the project, providing access to the two-story, all-day restaurant and the terrace, the latter enjoying a unique view of the city of Rovinj.

Together with the stylist Carlos Baker, Lissoni Graphx designed the staff uniforms, from the general manager to the waiters, from the receptionist to the porter, from the pool boy to the staff of the wellness centre. The over 50 outfits match informal elegance with the feel of a bygone era, recalling the lacework and craftsmanship of local tradition and reconnecting to the colours of the interiors, from night blue to white and from Bordeaux to khaki.

Lissoni Casal Ribeiro was also responsible for curating the choice of artworks executed by seven different artists, which are placed in both the public areas and the rooms with the aim of establishing a dialogue with the interior design project.

The idea of the art project was born by reflecting on the first-hand experience of Piero Lissoni himself, where the location was of great inspiration for the development of the interiors. The colour and constant presence of the sea, the reduced dimensions and conformation of the city of Rovinj and the cultural mix given by historical overlaying all had a determining role in the design. For this reason, the artists involved were asked to realize works that were closely linked to the territory and to the context, also through a direct and personal experience of Rovinj. Each of them stayed for a period in the area, during which time they developed the works expressing their own vision through the use of different languages and techniques.
The artists involved are Veronica Gaido, whose photographs feature in each room, Roberta Patalani, who realized an enormous, site specific bas-relief that forms a backdrop to the reception in the Promenade Lobby, together with the Croatian artists Klara Rusan, Danjiel Srdarev, Marco Tadik, Hana Tintor and Predrag Todorović, each of whom have expressed their personal styles through visionary illustrations.


 46813 mq
 Piero Lissoni
 David Lopez Quicoces, Fabrizia Bazzana, Ilia D’Emilio, Giorgio Pappas, Simone Caimi, Sara Cerboneschi, Pino Caliandro, Patrizia Manconi, Gaia Guarino
 Tommaso Sartori


With offices in Milan and New York, Lissoni & Partners has a thirty-year history in developing international projects in the fields of architecture, landscape, interior, product and graphic design, as well as acting as art director for leading companies. Led by Piero Lissoni, the practice combines a range of expertise with a tailored approach that sets it apart. The works of the practice are inspired by a sense of rigor and simplicity and are characterized by a regard to detail, coherence and elegance with particular attention to proportion and harmony. Organized around different fields of intervention, the practice comprises Lissoni Casal Ribeiro for masterplans, landscape design and architecture, Lissoni Associati for interior design, product design, art direction and fit-outs, and Lissoni Graphx for graphic design, visual communication and brand identity, while Lissoni New York develops interior design projects for the American market.



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