Fyra celebrates bohemian history of Helsinki's Hotel Torni in contemporary revamp

Finnish interiors studio Fyra has fostered a “bohemian ambience” in this hotel in Helsinki by layering different styles, colours and historical references within its public spaces.

Hotel Torni was originally built in 1931 based on designs by architects Jung & Jung, with its 14 storeys making it the tallest building in Finland at the time.

Fyra has overhauled Hotel Torni’s public spaces including its restaurant OR

Over the years, it became a base for spies during world war two and a favourite meeting place for artists, journalists and other cultural figures including Finnish composer Jean Sibelius and writers Mika Waltari and Frans Eemil Sillanpää.

Now, Finnish architecture firm Arco has undertaken

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