Sparkling Hill Resort in Vernon, BC is a balance between opposing ideas. Situated amongst the rugged mountains overlooking Lake Okanagan, the resort is at once understated elegance and powerful, the shapes of the rooms and spaces are both organic and angular which is reflective of Swarovski crystals and the landscape, creating an interior that is both captivating and contemplative.
In keeping with the overall design concept, the retail design team took inspiration from the crystalline architecture of the building for the gift shop. An elegant ‘jewelry box’ setting of polished natural materials provides contrast with the delicate crystal products showcased in offset glass display cases. A sophisticated retail lighting strategy creates sparkle and reflection, captivating guests as they pass by the glass storefront.
The resort was a collaborative project with all members of the multi-disciplined team focused on the same goal: creating a truly extraordinary guest experience in one of the most beautiful places in the world.
Photographer: Ema Peter