Blue by Alain Ducasse at ICONSIAM ushers in 2022 with a global award

Special (February 2022) — Siam Piwat Co. Ltd., the world’s leading retail property developer, owner and operator of world-class projects, and one of many joint homeowners of ICONSIAM Co., Ltd., marked another milestone in Thailand’s retail history with Blue by Alain Ducasse, the Michelin-starred restaurant at ICONSIAM, profitable the celebrated Le French Design 100 award. The awards that honour French designers for their work exterior of France is another accolade on the list of worldwide awards for Thailand, additional bolstering its reputation on the worldwide degree.
The award ceremony at France’s Presidential Palace was attended by the French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron, Minister of Culture Roselyne Bachelot-Narquin, Hervé Lemoine, the pinnacle of the jury, and guest of honour Philippe Starck. At the ceremony, Jouin Manku, a number one French design company, was honoured with the Le French Design 100 award for its design for Blue By Alain Ducasse at ICONSIAM in Bangkok.
Ms. Chadatip Chutrakul, Chief Executive Officer of Siam Piwat Group and Director of ICONSIAM, mentioned, “ICONSIAM is reinforcing its place as a vacation spot the place one of the best of Thailand and the best of the world converge, setting a brand new benchmark for the retail industry. We have made historical past and bolstered Thailand’s popularity by winning as many as 13 international awards throughout completely different classes. All of this is because of Siam Piwat’s vision and determination to inject creativity into each project and create an ideal symphony of art, culture, and innovation by way of never-before-seen ideas and stories. In Covert , Siam Piwat has collaborated with world-renowned designers in addition to Thailand’s leading designers and artists to set itself apart and persistently introduce new and extraordinary experiences to the business.”

“We are beyond proud to have efficiently earned Thailand international recognition for its real property development capabilities. All of our projects, specifically Siam Paragon, Siam Center, Siam Discovery, and ICONSIAM, have gained numerous global awards over time. Blue by Alain Ducasse is one other enterprise born out of our key philosophy to deliver ‘experiences past expectation’. Our intention was to ask one of many world’s best-known chefs to open a restaurant here in Thailand to ship the first-ever experience and bolster Thailand’s place as one of the world’s prime gastronomic destinations. That is why Blue by Alain Ducasse is exclusive to Thailand. We worked carefully with Alain Ducasse and Jouin Manku, the French design company that meticulously oversaw every detail of the interior design to bring the final word dining expertise and a novel aesthetic to life.”

A vital component of ICONSIAM, Blue by Alain Ducasse is Thailand’s first-ever world-class modern French restaurant by legendary Alain Ducasse acknowledged with an astounding 21 Michelin stars. Prominently positioned on the coveted Chao Phraya riverfront with unparalleled panoramic views, the restaurant has since its opening in 2019 turn into a prime destination for epicures and gastronomes. Ever since it has delivered world-class French cuisine utilizing the finest ingredients and has been awarded one Michelin star for 2 consecutive years. Blue By Alain Ducasse additionally gained the ‘Best of the Year Award’ in the fantastic eating class from Interior Design magazine, the most influential authority within the design trade worldwide.
The Le French Design one hundred award for Blue by Alain Ducasse acknowledges the spectacularly meticulous inside design of the restaurant. A design that completely enhances the majestic vistas of the Chao Phraya River, and displays a design philosophy that understands the significance of design and ambience for a complete eating expertise. The team at Jouin Manku have designed a number of of Alain Ducasse’s Michelin-starred eating places in various international locations, every time with nice success. In Bangkok, Jouin Manku conjured a uniquely charming house that melds Thai and French influences into a unique house. Walnut wood and brass lamps, which draw inspiration from the intimate gardens – the bosquets – of the Palace of Versailles lend a heat to the entrance lounge next to the entrance lobby. An awe-inspiring handmade pleated chandelier dominates the principle dining area. With luxurious royal blue walls echoing the restaurant’s identify and expansive floor-to-ceiling windows framing views of the river and city, Jouin Manku has created a powerful stage for the up to date French dishes and the very good wine list.
Le French Design a hundred is the one design award in France that honours the worldwide creations of French designers, and annually a hundred objects and spatial design initiatives are chosen for bringing international recognition to the French design trade. Launched in 2019, Le French Design 100 is supported by the French Ministry of Culture and sponsored by illustrious designer Philippe Starck. The second version was held in January 2022 beneath the patronage of French President Emmanuel Macron.
The Le French Design 100 award that Jouin Manku has won for Blue by Alain Ducasse marks the primary international accolade in 2022 for Siam Piwat and ICONSIAM and highlights their continued success in creating experiences past expectation. Over the years, ICONSIAM has garnered 13 international awards at various world-class competitions, together with the Best Design of the Year on the World Retail Awards 2019 hosted by the World Retail Congress, the primary prize within the Best Shopping Center category at the MAPIC Awards 2019 in Cannes, France, the 2020 VIVA Best-of-the-Best Design and Development Award, and being ranked in the top four within the Best Shopping Center Category at the MIPIM Awards 2021.
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For more data, please contact the Public Relations Division, ICONSIAM Co., Ltd.
Nattaporn Peungsin (Ying) 099-469-2414 nattaporn.p@iconsiam.com

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