The Ned is a five-star hotel in the very heart of London. It epitomises style and oozes luxury. With 250 bedrooms and ten restaurants to choose from, guests have an abundance of choice. The historic building, originally used as the city’s Midland Bank also houses an extensive spa, complete with rooftop pool overlooking St. Paul’s Cathedral for members of their exclusive club. But when it comes to styling the interiors of such a prestigious building, how do you choose the best products? For lighting, it was a no-brainer. The Ned chose Zico’s warm, welcoming light, set within an antique appearance. The hotel cost £200m to refurbish and so Zico was the natural brand choice.
Working in conjunction with Nulty and Mode lighting groups, Zico’s lamps were chosen to enhance the lighting design. The lamps themselves blend into the beautiful design of the building and their exceptional dimming ensure another dimension to the products provided.
For an extensive blend of colouring, Zico chose their 2200k and 2600k lamp variations. This allows a mix of both warm and cooler lights to create dynamic atmospheres. High level pendent lights used the warmer 2600k lighting to create an overall, welcoming environment and the 2200k was used in bedrooms, corridors, and kitchens. If you’d prefer even warmer light, Zico provides a range starting at 1800k all the way up to 4,000k. Finish options include opal, clear, and frosted to suit any project.
To ensure efficiency and reliability, Zico regularly test their lamps with dimming and control companies such as Mode, Lutron, and Eaton. Together with their partners, the bespoke lighting company ensures their premium products won’t let you down and much like The Ned, will transform your project.
About the Ned Hotel, Managing Director James Miller said:
“We are proud to have worked on this project and will continue to develop relations with architects, designers and lighting designers to service the needs of this sector. Through innovation we will offer the best quality products to the market.”
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