Paradise found! Contemporary furniture brand Dedon has opened it’s own high-design resort on the east coast of Siargao in the Philippines. Created in collaboration with designers Jean-Marie Massaud and Daniel Pouzet, the nine-villa property epitomizes the brand’s devotion to eco-friendly barefoot living, utilizing only local materials and incorporating, naturally, many of its signature products.
Dedon founder Bobby Dekeyser: ”More than just a hotel, DEDON ISLAND is a kind of a laboratory for us – an Outdoor Living Lab for bringing our barefoot dreams to life. Every experiment we carry out here, from groundbreaking outdoor design to organic local farming, brings us that much closer to achieving our vision of a truly sustainable paradise – a place to retreat, rejuvenate and return to the world in a barefoot state of mind.”
Many of Dedon’s signature products such as the ’Nestrest’ can be found in the resort. READ MORE>>
A while ago I received an email from Christina telling me about some tropical villas that she designed and built on Koh Tao in Thailand. I was honored to hear that she has used my other blog the style files for ideas!
First of all I’d like to thank you for all your kind comments, email and tweets about The Travel Files! I appreciate that many of you took the time to send in their favorite hotels and hot spots. Today’s post features a resort that is not open yet. The Song Saa Private Island in Cambodia’s untouched Koh Rong Archipelago is a very exclusive and luxurious resort that is due to open in late 2011. It will feature 27 luxury overwater, rainforest and beach villas built with sustainable materials and with the deepest respect for the natural environment.
Song Saa Private Island is as seductive as the name implies. Think intimate. Think luxurious. But above all think harmony – with all the elements of nature that make this place so special. But all this luxury and exclusiveness comes with a price tag: Song Saa is for the wealthy castaways only! (more…)
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