Glenisle Hotel on the Isle of Arran - As featured in Scotsman Magazine in September 2010
The Glenisle Hotel hadn't been redecorated for many years, so the new owners hired Adrienne to redesign of the hotel interior. Adrienne visited the island to spend time walking on the beaches, fields and hills, and meet local artists and craftspeople. From this she developed a colour scheme which reflected the unique tones of the Arran landscape.
Adrienne kept the basic hotel design simple and practical, with dark brown floors, sturdy tables and chairs, rustic lighting and sage green and cream on the walls and woodwork in the restaurant. The dining room is simple and classic with its mix of wooden furniture and Lloyd Loom chairs.
Wildflower yellow on the walls of the comfortable "Snug" add vibrancy. A changing display of Scottish artwork in the restaurant can be purchased by guests. Adrienne designed the Victorian-style reception desk which was made up of reclaimed wood by a local joiner.
The bedrooms are cosy and comfortable, with a mix of wood and painted furniture, linen curtains, and an appealing mix of island-inspired neutral tones with colourful accents. The narrow hallways were given a lift with a berry red, green, blue and sand striped rug. The owners have started to hang a growing collection of black and white photography from local photographers.
© Adrienne Chinn - London
Photo Credit - Magdalena Plewa-Ould