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After a year-long renovation, The Fleming Hotel in Hong Kong just reopened with a new sophisticated look that pays homage to the iconic Star Ferry.

International design agency A Work of Substance—whose branding projects range from websites to interiors—spearheaded the renovation of the 66-room boutique hotel, which was built in the 1970s and is located in Hong Kong's vibrant Wan Chai neighborhood.

Modern home with Bedroom, Bed, Chair, Floor Lighting, Table Lighting, Dark Hardwood Floor, Ceiling Lighting, and Recessed Lighting. Nostalgic and refined, the hotel’s new design concept draws inspiration from the island's maritime locale and history—and more specifically, the iconic Star Ferry, which transported travelers across the harbor from Kowloon to Hong Kong.  Photo  of The Fleming HotelView Photos

Nostalgic and refined, the hotel’s new design concept draws inspiration from the island's maritime locale and history—and more specifically, the iconic Star Ferry, which transported travelers across the harbor from Kowloon to Hong Kong.

Modern home with Windows and Metal. On the exterior of the 14-story building, brass light fixtures and black powder-coated iron scaffolding that's been cast to look like bamboo shoots set the tone for the hotel’s cozy and luxurious interior.  Photo 3 of The Fleming HotelView Photos

On the exterior of the 14-story building, brass light fixtures and black powder-coated iron scaffolding that's been cast to look like bamboo shoots set the tone for the hotel’s cozy and luxurious interior.

Modern home with Exterior, Metal Siding Material, Glass Siding Material, and Concrete Siding Material. During the day, the streets are trafficked by business women and men, and at night, the hip borough comes alive with a vibrant restaurant scene, according to A Work of Substance’s creative director and founder Maxime Dautresme. Since it's located near the convention center, the hotel has continuously been frequented by business travelers over the decades.  Photo 4 of The Fleming HotelView Photos

During the day, the streets are trafficked by business women and men, and at night, the hip borough comes alive with a vibrant restaurant scene, according to A Work of Substance’s creative director and founder Maxime Dautresme. Since it's located near the convention center, the hotel has continuously been frequented by business travelers over the decades.

Modern home with Dining Room, Bar, Ceiling Lighting, Recessed Lighting, and Wall Lighting. The street level of the hotel is home to Osteria Marzia, a coastal Italian eatery and bar run by Black Sheep Restaurants. Just like the hotel, the restaurant embraces a maritime concept.  Photo 5 of The Fleming HotelView Photos

The street level of the hotel is home to Osteria Marzia, a coastal Italian eatery and bar run by Black Sheep Restaurants. Just like the hotel, the restaurant embraces a maritime concept.

Modern home with Dining Room, Table, Chair, Pendant Lighting, Floor Lighting, Medium Hardwood Floor, and Bench. The design is inspired by the crafts of fishing and boating. In fact, the bar’s bottle display acts as a nod to lobster cages, while the lanterns draw inspiration from old-school, hand-blown fish floaters. The cobalt color found throughout the space takes cues from the Mediterranean Sea’s deep blue hue, and the banquettes are a riff on the Star Ferry’s seating as they flip from one side to the other.  Photo 6 of The Fleming HotelView Photos

The design is inspired by the crafts of fishing and boating. In fact, the bar’s bottle display acts as a nod to lobster cages, while the lanterns draw inspiration from old-school, hand-blown fish floaters. The cobalt color found throughout the space takes cues from the Mediterranean Sea’s deep blue hue, and the banquettes are a riff on the Star Ferry’s seating as they flip from one side to the other.

Modern home with Kitchen, Ceramic Tile Floor, Medium Hardwood Floor, Wood Counter, and Ceramic Tile Backsplashe. Washrooms shared by the hotel and restaurant are luxurious with red lacquer walls, brass sinks made in Indonesia, and coin floors sealed with epoxy. "I wanted something really playful—and, I wanted to create a sentiment of surprise," says Dautresme. Photo 7 of The Fleming HotelView Photos

Washrooms shared by the hotel and restaurant are luxurious with red lacquer walls, brass sinks made in Indonesia, and coin floors sealed with epoxy. "I wanted something really playful—and, I wanted to create a sentiment of surprise," says Dautresme.

Modern home with Bath Room, One Piece Toilet, and Ceramic Tile Wall. Adjacent to the restaurant and bar on the ground floor is a long, narrow corridor that leads to the concierge.  Photo 9 of The Fleming HotelView Photos

Adjacent to the restaurant and bar on the ground floor is a long, narrow corridor that leads to the concierge.

Modern home with Chair. On the first floor is the reception and lobby area with red key cubbies inspired by local post office boxes, and a nautical-inspired seating area for lounging.  Photo 10 of The Fleming HotelView Photos

On the first floor is the reception and lobby area with red key cubbies inspired by local post office boxes, and a nautical-inspired seating area for lounging.

The hotel’s narrow elevator was updated with red lacquer walls, along with a brass mirror and hardware. "It’s a small space but also quirky and fun," says Dautresme.  Photo 12 of The Fleming Hotel modern homeView Photos

The hotel’s narrow elevator was updated with red lacquer walls, along with a brass mirror and hardware. "It’s a small space but also quirky and fun," says Dautresme.

Modern home with Hallway and Dark Hardwood Floor. Throughout the hotel, doors echo the design of boat hatchways with curved frames and brass hardware. In lieu of "do not disturb" or "please make up my room" signs, each suite door incorporates brass hardware that guests can turn from the inside of the their room to easily communicate with housekeeping.  Photo 13 of The Fleming HotelView Photos

Throughout the hotel, doors echo the design of boat hatchways with curved frames and brass hardware. In lieu of "do not disturb" or "please make up my room" signs, each suite door incorporates brass hardware that guests can turn from the inside of the their room to easily communicate with housekeeping.

Guest suites are worldly with masculine and nautical touches. Sleeping chambers are decked out in a bottle green and cream color scheme as a nod to the Star Ferry’s hull, and wood paneling and brass hardware embrace the materials used aboard the boat. In-line with Cantonese design, bold pops of red and rattan furniture are also incorporated in guest rooms.  Photo 15 of The Fleming Hotel modern homeView Photos

Guest suites are worldly with masculine and nautical touches. Sleeping chambers are decked out in a bottle green and cream color scheme as a nod to the Star Ferry’s hull, and wood paneling and brass hardware embrace the materials used aboard the boat. In-line with Cantonese design, bold pops of red and rattan furniture are also incorporated in guest rooms.

Modern home with Chair and Dark Hardwood Floor. Wood skirting around the perimeter of each suite incorporates a narrow ledge to display artwork. It also includes light switches and plugs for electronics and provides guests with a place to empty their pockets. Photo 17 of The Fleming HotelView Photos

Wood skirting around the perimeter of each suite incorporates a narrow ledge to display artwork. It also includes light switches and plugs for electronics and provides guests with a place to empty their pockets.

Homey touches and curated objects include beautifully crafted water carafes, sculptures, books, and terrariums filled with Hong Kong’s unique flora, such as ficus, ferns, and moss. "We wanted something organic in the room," says Dautresme. "The terrarium is great because it lives independently and doesn’t have any impact on the room. It’s poetic in a way." Photo 18 of The Fleming Hotel modern homeView Photos

Homey touches and curated objects include beautifully crafted water carafes, sculptures, books, and terrariums filled with Hong Kong’s unique flora, such as ficus, ferns, and moss. "We wanted something organic in the room," says Dautresme. "The terrarium is great because it lives independently and doesn’t have any impact on the room. It’s poetic in a way."

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