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Goddard Littlefair Tells The Tale Of Oscar Wilde?s World Through Their Design For The Mayfair Townhouse



Leading British Hospitality and Interior design studio, Goddard Littlefair, were selected by London and Regional, owners of Iconic Luxury Hotels to design its fifth luxury hotel under that brand, The Mayfair Townhouse. Located in the heart of Mayfair on Half Moon Street, near London?s Green Park, the boutique hotel has seven Georgian listed buildings within its structure of 15 townhouses and will welcome guests seeking a discreet London address.
Goddard Littlefair set out to restore the interiors of the townhouses, knitting them together to recreate the Georgian spirit. The Mayfair Townhouse lies in the old part of Georgian Mayfair, focusing on its rich history and the tales it could tell, the design studio were tasked to give the hotel?s rooms and public spaces a feeling that they have a Georgian heart with a contemporary rhythm.
Notable was the fact that the townhouses lining Half Moon Street were once home to Oscar Wilde and a setting for his most famous play, The Importance of Being Earnest. Wilde and his contemporaries spearheaded the Aesthetic Movement in England which saw beauty and design celebrated in a reaction against the dominant, industrial revolution of recent times. Jo Littlefair, co-founder and director of Goddard Littlefair says, ?They also led a rich and indulgent lifestyle, being provocative in order to court controversy. The design we pursued for the Townhouse marries Old and New Mayfair, with a layer of 1920s extravagance.? From every corner of the ho...
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