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Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy - Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, 1019 BN, Netherlands


Over forty designers and artists worked on the interior. Some were chosen to create work to reflect on the building’s history and to add a new layer. In other cases, work was selected to fit  with our vision of transparent, simple luxury.


  • Natalie Faber

MVRDV was founded in 1993 by Winy Maas, Jacob van Rijs and Nathalie de Vries in Rotterdam. Still a young agency at the time, in 2004 they were approached by our artistic director, Suzanne Oxenaar to transform the Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy. MVRDV is now a 70-strong studio with international projects and global acclaim.

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Joep van Lieshout

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An internationally acclaimed designer, Van Lieshout’s Lloyd bathroom design and 8-person bed in our Rough Music Room have become Lloyd icons. He runs Studio Van Lieshout based in Rotterdam. His work has been featured in international art and design collections including the Stedelijk Museum, Fondazione Prada, Art Basel and Frieze.

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Claudy Jongstra

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Jongstra is well known for her emphasis on bio-diversity and the preservation of natural and cultural heritage through her felted creations. Her ‘Cherry Blossom’ felted shutters can be seen on the South-facing side of the hotel. Her work has been exhibited globally in (amongst others) Victoria & Albert Museum, the Stedelijk Museum and MoMA.

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Jo Nagasaka

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Japanese architect and designer Jo Nagasaka from Schemata Architects has been collaborating with us since 2010 when our Llove Hotel project was launched in Tokyo. His Flat Table series, featured at Salone del Mobile, can be seen in the restaurant.

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Christoph Seyferth

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concept monumental rooms: beds, Lloyd Table and cable gutter

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Marcel Wanders

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lamp, tables, benches and chairs

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Piet Hein Eek

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crisis children beds, cradle, chairs and bench

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Richard Hutten

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Princess on a Pea’, 2004. Lloyd Bar and Light, 2009. Steel, glass, tiles, halogen. Commissioned by Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy.

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Scholten & Baijings

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room 14, Commissioned by Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, 2008

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Wannes Royaards

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Lloyd light, multiplex, highgloss aluminium, silver or gold, 2004. Commissioned by Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy.

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Ineke Hans
Peg, commissioned hall bench, chairs, tables and children's furniture

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Tejo Remy
'rag chair', 'milk bottle lamp'

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Gerald van der Kaap
Lloyd Hotel project adviser, photo: 'Free'

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Wim Doorschodt & Sarah Enoch
Cupboards made of the original prison doors which where used during the period when the Lloyd Hotel was a prison

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Hans van Bentum
crystal chandelier 'Ship'

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Eiko Ishizawa
Cherry blossom wood

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Victor P. Wiertz
routing and numbering hotel

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Anneke Saveur
graphic design Lloyd Hotel

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Black switch

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Karel de Bazel (1869-1923)
Chairs, tables

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homerolled dust ball, concept nomadic library

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Dom H. van der Laan

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Erik Slothouder
childrens furniture

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Studio Job
design hotelroom

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van Lensvelt
several furniture