Newhey work with Nobu on their first hotel in Europe

Newhey are proud to have supplied carpet to Nobu Hotel, Shoreditch, which is a first for the brand to open in Europe. This is the fifth Nobu hotel to open globally and is home to the third Nobu restaurant in London.

Inside this impressive hotel, Studio Mica, London based interior designers, were appointed to implement a calm Japanese aesthetic to each of the 156 guestrooms, along with slotted shoji screens, herringbone headboards and stylised watercolour walls by Hackney based artist Sichi.

Initially designed by Ron Arad and completed by Ben Adams, the cantilevered steel beams certainly help the new build stand out from the surrounding buildings.

Newhey worked closely with Studio Mica to design a carpet concept originating from linear brush strokes which is a consistent theme throughout the hotel.  SUMI-E is a Japanese hand brush art style used to illustrate the differing density of a cast fishing net, traditionally used by Japanese fishermen.  Newhey supplied over 3,400 square metres of Colortec carpet which was designed and manufactured in Rochdale.

The Japanese celebrity chef Nobu Matsuhisa opened his first restaurant in Peru, in 1973. Since then the celebrity chef has continued to wow the world with his distinctive mix of Japanese and South American cuisine, which has been championed by the actor Robert De Niro, who has a stake in the business.