Colin Seah, Ministry of Design
One of the most successful and innovative architects in town, Colin is the owner and founder-director of the integrated architectural, interior design and branding firm, Ministry of Design (MOD). Headquartered in Singapore with offices in Beijing and Kuala Lumpur, MOD has won numerous prestigious awards since its inception. While MOD has had a hand in conceptualising and designing numerous projects ranging from offices to condominiums, the trendy architecture firm definitely has a penchant for luxurious hotels.
Now, Colin and his team are back with their fourth hotel endeavour: The Prestige Hotel in Penang, slated to open in October 2019. Combining the best of old-world Victorian elegance and the lush vegetation of the tropics, the independent bespoke luxury hotel promises a distinctive and authentic hotel stay just a couple of hours away from Singapore.
Below, we invite Colin to tell us more about his latest project, and how you can choose the best hotel for that perfect weekend getaway.