Architecture / Interior /

The Birth of a Legend


The 129-year-old Raffles Hotel sitting in the heart of Singapore is the flagship property of Raffles Hotels & Resorts. Opened in 1887, the beautifully preserved colonial-style hotel has come a long way from being a private beach house to being christened a national monument. This is her story.

STORY BY Natasha Gan PHOTO BY Raffles Hotel Singapore doc.

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestEmail to someone
Leave a comment


Dzień Dobry from Poland!

Indonesia Design travels to Poland to learn about the country’s history, culture and architecture,...

Aman and La Serenissima

Venice steals the heart of many with its glorious history, architecture, and peaceful canals. Embody...

For the Love of Art

One of the biggest and brightest stars in the dynamic hotel business firmament brings a balanced uni...

A Design Trend Inspired by Local Wisdom

Bali’s Uluwatu, located on the southwestern tip of the Island with spectacular Indian Ocean views,...