Martin Brudnizki has become one of the industry’s most sought-after interior designers, with his designs showcased throughout the world. The founder of Martin Brudnizki Design Studio, Swedish-born designer Martin Brudnizki, celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. He has created many well-known interiors around the world, specializing in restaurants, bars, hotels and private clubs,
Based in London and New York, works the studio’s international portfolio includes Soho Beach House Miami, Matsuhisa at Badrutt’s Palace in St Moritz and in London: Scott’s, The Club at The Ivy, and the just opened The Ivy Chelsea Garden. Martin has also recently launched a lighting collection with American-lantern design specialists, The Urban Electric Company.
Born in Stockholm, Martin Brudnizki moved to London in 1990 to study Interior Architecture and Design at The American University. After working for a number of renowned architects and designers, Martin established Martin Brudnizki Design Studio (MBDS) in London in the year 2000 before opening a New York Studio in 2012. Martin has been described as ‘one of the best restaurant and hotel designers of his generation’ by Wallpaper* and is regularly listed within both the London Evening Standard’s 1000 Most Influential People in the UK and House and Garden’s Top 100 Leading Interior Designers. Alongside interiors, Martin has designed bespoke product collections, with recent collaborations including work with The Urban Electric Company and The Lacquer Company.
Brudnizki is has been also voted one of the ’50 Best Interior Designers in the UK’ by Country and Townhouse.
Hartnett Holder & Co Lime Wood New Forest
Martin Brudnizki Design Studio was asked to design Hartnett Holder & Co, the new restaurant at Lime Wood Hotel in the heart of the New Forest National Park. The restaurant is a collaboration between Michelin-starred chef Angela Hartnett and Lime Wood’s Head Chef, Luke Holder. The design took inspiration from the building’s Regency architecture and from the restaurant’s locally sourced, simple dishes. Martin Brudnizki Design Studio introduced a panelled, dark-stained oak bar topped with an Irish green marble to the dining space and bespoke furniture upholstered in rough linens and patterned fabrics to bring an unpretentious sense of English eccentricity.
Pizza East Portobello in London
Martin Brudnizki Design Studio worked with Nick Jones to create his second Pizza East restaurant; this time located on Portobello Road in Notting Hill. Consistent with the informal feel of Pizza East Shoreditch, vintage items such as the tin ceiling, glazed tiles, reclaimed timber panelling and a variety of found tables and chairs were sourced from New York. The result is a buzzy atmosphere in line with the lively neighbourhood surroundings.
The Villa Kennedy in Frankfurt
Sir Rocco Forte appointed Martin Brudnizki Design Studio to design this hotel in Frankfurt, Germany. The 163 bedroom hotel features a bar and restaurant, conference facilities as well as a pool and a spa. Working closely with Mrs Olga Polizzi, Martin Brudnizki took the Forte design concept and created a comfortable, warm and light environment enjoyed by business and leisure guests alike.