Haeckels: Made Of Margate | Civilian

Haeckels Dom Bridges

Lisa Richards, Resource’s editorial director, meets Dom Bridges of seaweed brand Haeckels.

Read the full interview on Civilian.

Duddell’s, Hong Kong | Hong Kong Hype

The Ilse Crawford interior is ravishing. And the terrace, above Shanghai Tang, is a Hong Kong CBD hot spot. But what’s up with the kitchen at Duddell’s? Read the full review for Civilian here.

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Hong Kong City Guide

Lisa Richards takes an Upper Class flight to Hong to celebrate 20 years of Virgin Atlantic flying to the soaring city. In her piece for Civilian, she seeks out the next big neighbourhood. Read the full article here.

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Serving An Ace


London’s openings continue apace, with Resource office’s most excitedly anticipated being the first UK outpost of Ace Hotel. Why have we worked ourselves into such a frenzy about yet another design hotel in London? For us, Ace Hotels have defined an era of hotel design: an eclectic, perfectly executed mix of urban graphics and art with vintage and bespoke products, usually with the city’s hottest chef sweating it out in the kitchen.

The London branch will be no different. Located at 100 Shoreditch High Street and opening this September, the new hotel will fuse together UK craftsmanship with contemporary haute-design. Those residing in its 265 rooms will be able to slip under covers exclusively designed for the hotel by APC and partake in culinary excellence from the founders of East London favourite Bistrotheque.


Ace Hotel, 100 Shoreditch High Street, London



Dishoom, Covent Garden, London

Lisa Richards heads to Covent Garden for a taste of old-world Bombay, courtesy of the hottest kid on the block, Dishoom: join the queue snaking outside Stringfellow’s for some of best Indian food in the Capital. Read her review in full here.

Emirates Airlines’ A380//Business Class review

Our review of Emirates Airlines’ business class cabin in the Airbus A380 on the Dubai to Bangkok route is now live. Read it here.

Gotta Keep Up

Check out our Editor Lisa’s profile on Flavor.me and follow her for social media commentary, links to new editorial as and when it happens, London recommendations, and live commentary on X Factor (that’s not in her official capacity, we hasten to add!). Here’s Lisa’s profile (can you tell that she’s had to write a lot of these?): “Blah, blah, writer, blah, blah, social media expert, blah, blah, editor, blah, blah, copywriter, blah, blah, hugely experienced, blah, blah, hire me.” via Lisa Richards.

If you’d like to speak to our team about affordable social media packages for your business, email Lisa: lisa@resource-magazine.com. We have competitive monthly rates for Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and regular updates to your business blog.

mine winter issue // The lifestyle newspaper for myhotels group

We are pleased to announce that the second issue of mine is now available in myhotels Brighton, Bloomsbury and Chelsea. mine is a lifestyle newspaper that Resource Magazine produces for myhotels on a quarterly basis. Offering detailed editorial on the very best events, attractions and exhibitions in London and Brighton, as well as restaurant reviews and factual articles, mine is available in each of the hotels’ rooms, as well as in the lobbies, restaurants and bar areas. The perfect way to reach a well-read, well-travelled audience, contact us for editorial and advertising opportunities in the spring issue.
To view the second issue of mine online, go to: issuu.com/myhotels/docs/mine_issue2
To follow myhotels on Twitter: @myhotels_group. Follow mine: @mine_newspaper

It’s All Mine // Mine for myhotels group

Resource Magazine is very proud to announce its collaboration with the stylish myhotels group. Our first lifestyle newspaper for the hotel group will be launched on Monday 4 July, and will be distributed in its three hotels: Chelsea, Bloomsbury and Brighton. Offering London and Brighton news, as well as stylish articles about architecture, design, music, fashion and food, Mine will be available in hotel rooms, the lobby and bar areas and in locations that work closely with the hotel group.
To view the first issue of Mine online, click here.
For advertising and editorial opportunities within the newspaper, please contact Rachel Seed: rachel@resource-magazine.com

Making A Stand

For the Resource team, travel is not cheap. It’s not a right, it’s a privilege and we feel very lucky to travel and explore the world in the name of our work. One of our greatest and guiltiest pleasures is to turn left on an aircraft – to arrive at one’s destination in style and comfort, feeling refreshed and ready for the trip ahead, is a joy. And while low-cost airlines have enabled international travel for the masses, for us this pile ‘em high attitude to travel cheapens the experience. As the airlines desperately try to scrape profits from their industry, more and more commentators and experts are coming up with ideas to put more bums on seats. And removing traditional seats is an idea being mooted with alarming frequency. While Ryanair’s boss might have raised the idea with his tongue firmly in cheeky, Italian airline cabin design company Aviointeriors has put the ‘Stand Up Cabin’ idea onto the drawing board and come up with the Skyrider concept, creating a pitch measuring less than 23 inches based on the seat of a scooter. And while its inventiveness is to be applauded, if the choice is to travel in comfort or travel standing up, we’d rather wait and save our flying time.
As an antithesis to this high density seating, our review of the marvellous Emirates’ Airbus A380 will be going live soon.

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