In the second installment of our series, we present the rising South African interior designer Tristan du Plessis, who is making waves around the world for his sultry masculine hospitality spaces.
Tristan du Plessis
Highly-acclaimed bar and restaurant projects as well as boutique hotels and residential projects .
Industrial glamour meets a knack for dramatic color, graphic lines, and natural materials.
Extremely well thought-out materiality, soul, flow, and purposeful design all present in a space that’s infused with layers of detail and a touch of restraint—a recipe for an exceptional space.
A tour of his edgy home.
My biggest influence is travel; being inspired by various cultures and aesthetics every time I step out of a plane.
Constantly! Design and aesthetics and our reactions to them should always change and evolve.
A luxury beachside resort, with a youthful twist.
Not so much of a read but flipping through the pages of Joseph Dirand: Interior, published by Rizolli made me feel something.
I’m working on three new luxury dining concepts in the UAE, a private country estate in Normandy, and I’ve just recently completed the Gorgeous George hotel in Cape Town (the first Design Hotels member in the city) as well as the subversive Chapter Roma in the Italian capital.
I think that all the lighting ranges coming out of Apparatus Studio are beautifully designed and considered.